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Modern Homes Between 1908 and 1940, one could order from Sears a complete do it yourself house. "Entire homes would arrive by railroad, from precut lumber, to carved staircases, down to the nails and varnish. Families picked out their houses according to their needs, tastes, and pocketbooks. Sears provided all the materials and instructions, and for many years the financing, for homeowners to build their own houses."

Sears The official site.

The Institute of Official Cheer A site by James Lileks that has fun with American pop culture. The gallery of regrettable food, interior desecrations (more 1970's fun) and more.

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