The sort of capability you described is embedded in the search features at MyFonts.com. All you do is type 1930s or 1940s, for example, and the search results give you styles which were given this keyword.
Thanks to Bowfinpw, another way to find font styles by decade.
Well, it is a 2-year-old link. I tried to find it, apparently they've put a log-in portal in place.
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What do you mean by ''practising GD for roughly 4 years''?
All of these have issues that should have been discussed in a theory class or two, starting with 2D balance of elements and including color...