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Content Includes:

•Coverage from 1974– 2000
•More than 1,300 issues

Subjects Covered:

  • Celebrity news
  • Human interest stories
  • Lifestyle
  • Popular culture
  • Trends over time

People Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the prominent, popular magazine dating from its very first issue in March, 1974 through December, 2000, in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.  Published by Time Inc., the magazine has focused on the stories of people in and behind the news.  Each issue contains a blend of celebrity and human interest stories. Taken as a whole, the archive chronicles popular culture and trends over time.

The cover-to-cover format means each issue is presented in its entirety, including the front and back covers as well as all articles and advertisements contained in the original publication. Everything has been indexed with relevant subject terms to ensure that researchers and readers can quickly and accurately find what they are looking for. People Magazine Archive is valuable to researchers of 20th-Century current events, politics and culture, as well as those interested in the history of business, advertising, and popular culture.