Sears Modern Homes Catalog 1908 4th edition offering 30 different models of homes. Follow this flickr link to see the entire catalog!

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Loving the school house! The very first Sears Modern Homes catalog was issued in 1908, and within its pages, Schoolhouse Number 5008 was offered for $11,800.

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The Magnolia, c. 1918. Model house available through Sears. Roebuck and Company catalog. Architecture - Neoclassical Revival.

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Ranch and Suburban Homes catalog by Garlinghouse- 50 cents in 1957. The cover features a colorful image of vintage house plan No. 9736: "Provision for outdoor living is only one desirable feature of this beautiful stone veneer ranch house. The exterior is maintenance-free Colorado pink stone with just enough siding to provide an interesting facade..." You wouldn't see the final statement in a contemporary write up: "...and a large room suitable for sewing and ironing."

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