Sears Homes of Illinois

Sears Homes of Illinois

Book - 2010
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From 1908 to 1940, Sears, Roebuck and Co. sold nearly seventy-five thousand homes through its mail-order Modern Homes program. Families across the nation set about assembling the kits, using the thick instruction manual to puzzle out how twelve thousand pieces of house might fit together. The resulting dwellings were as durable as they were enchanting, swiftly becoming icons of the American landscape. Follow leading expert Rosemary Thornton through a lavishly illustrated history of the homes many Illinoisans don't know they are living in. Recognize your own front porch on a page in the Neo-Tudor section of the style gallery and tell your plumber he's helping to preserve a Barrington.

Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781596299399
1596299398
Branch Call Number: 728.37 T396s
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm

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