While not technically primary sources, reference guides can help you date or identify an object; with that information, you can run more effective searches in primary source collections like the historical newspapers.
Internet Archive texts can be viewed online for up to one hour if you create a free login on the site.
Magazines and periodicals
Archival collections that will include images and/or magazines
Museum collections can help you build context around the item you are researching.
Museums - search across multiple collections
Catalogs and Magazines
Clothing and fashion