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Sears Modern Homes 118 in Cherokee Oklahoma

The Sears Modern Home 118 in Cherokee Oklahoma. Continue reading

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One Thing Leads To Another…….The Gordon Van Tine 589, “An Ideal 3-Bedroom Bungalow”

While preparing images for my last blog I noticed another testimony on the catalog page at the bottom. I’ve spent hours locating testimonial homes from the various kit home companies as a way to learn the several hundred models…and it … Continue reading

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A Sears Hillsboro Testimonial Home in Madison New Jersey

Several years ago I bought a Sears Modern Homes catalog from 1930. When it arrived I was surprised to find that it wasn’t what I thought it was! The catalog only showed homes from customers who were pleased with their … Continue reading

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A Popular California Bungalow Pattern Used By Sears Modern Homes and Many Others

In February of 1905 Louise W.C. Ochsner, a widow, purchased  lot 51 Block A in Los Angeles California.  In 1906 she had a very interesting bungalow built on that lot.  Louise and her daughter and son-in law lived in the … Continue reading

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