Sears Catalog 1900s


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1 hours ago Department store chain founded in 1893 as a mail order business; one of the largest retailers in the United States. Collection consists of seasonal catalogs and wish books spanning the years 1910-1994. Catalogs featured the full range of items sold by Sears, from clothing to appliances and toys, and served as a bridge between the company's walk-in department stored and direct …

Catalog record: 002582758
EAD ID: searscatalogs
Collection ID: RL.01161
Total components: 54

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7 hours ago A mail-order advertisement for Sears, Roebuck & Co., circa 1931. Even in the depths of the Great Depression in 1931, Searscatalog, retail and factory profits totaled more than $12 million, or

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9 hours ago From a printed mailer in 1888 to the final publication in 1993, the Sears Catalog has grown into an important record of what life was like through the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Beginning with mail order goods the company followed the railroad in America’s westward expansion and quickly became a national institution providing a wide

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4 hours ago Sears has opened the doors to its vast archival collection and invited the public to peek inside. More than 100 years of stories, product and brand histories, photographs, catalog images and more are now available online.

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8 hours ago Department stores--Catalogs, Manufactures--Catalogs. Publisher Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago Collection winterthurlibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation Contributor Winterthur Museum Library Language English. Notes. Copy on some pages maybe cut off due to tight margins. The following pages jump in …

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4 hours ago Sears Catalog ‘Kit Homes’ From the Early 20th Century. Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer. Sears reported that more than 70,000 of these homes were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940.

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3 hours ago 1914 Sears Household Catalogue. History on the Net > Authentic History > 1898-1913 > consumerism & leisure > consumerism > 1914 sears household: Early 1900s Consumerism. Sears, Robuck & Co. Household Catalogue, 1914 (selected pages) Page: 20: Sheets, Pillow Cases, Bed Spreads

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6 hours ago The 1897 Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog Recently my local historical society had its annual yard sale. One of the items I bought was a reprint of this famous catalog. It was recreated by Fred L. Israel of the City College of New York. It is 786 pages long (including the index). I have copies some of the pages to give you an

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4 hours ago Ben Sullivan. Hard to believe, but in the early 1900s, Sears & Roebuck (along with a number of other stores) sold products made with opium, heroin, and cocaine. Until the FDA was established to regulate food and drug safety in 1930, the purchase of dangerous, narcotic medicines was not regulated and nearly as normal and commonplace as buying

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8 hours ago Ladies Hats in the 1900's. There are two pages in the catalog for ladies hats. The fashion seems to be a black rimmed hat with lots of feathers, flowers or large bow on top, made from a material called velvetta. The one in the picture is the only hat that was a different color other than black. It …

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3 hours ago Fast facts. Sears History - Early 1900s. Sears Settles in Chicago. Sears business expanded fast. So fast, in fact that the company soon outgrew its rented five-story building. In 1896 Sears moved to a new six-story-and-basement building. By the turn of the century, additional buildings were built or leased in various areas of Chicago.

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6 hours ago Fall 1900 Sears, Roebuck Catalogue--Cheapest Supply House (GT) Miniature Catalog Retiredhungarian 5 out of 5 stars (2,453) $ 25.00. Add to Favorites 1991 Sears Summer -COMPLETE --363 pages -Sears Roebuck -Kansas City -specialty store catalog -vintage clothing- home decor -electronics

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7 hours ago Sears Homes were kit homes that were sold right out of the pages of the Sears Roebuck catalog in the early 1900s. More than 370 designs of kit homes were offered – everything ranging from Arts and Crafts bungalows to foursquares to Colonial Revivals. These homes came in 30,000-piece kits and were shipped to all 48 states.

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8 hours ago 1970 Sears Fall Winter Catalog. Home: 1970 Sears Fall Winter Catalog. 1654 pages. [Reset This Page] [Site Home Page] Search. Catalog Thumbnails All catalog thumbnails below. Click any thumbnail below to open full size image in a new browser tab.

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7 hours ago What is a 1900 Sears and Roebuck catalog worth? Make sure it is not a reprint, these are common, but an original can be worth 25.00 to 40.00. The condition is a factor, too.

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What is a sears catalog home?

Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer.

How many homes did sears sell from 1908 to 1940?

From 1908 to 1940, Sears sold between 70,000 to 75,000 homes. Sears expanded by opening stores. A page from the Sears, Roebuck and Co. 1908 catalog.

How many pages in a 1903 sears roebuck catalog?

Results I got when searching Google Books for 1903 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue 112 show a catalog with 1088 pages and the publisher is listed as Sears, Roebuck, 1902. Google also lists a 1903 Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog No. 113 with 1150 pages. The only 1200 page catalogs I can find listed listed are all from 1902.

What is the history of the sears kit?

A Brief History of Sears Kits. Some early experiments by Sears included selling a kit to build a complete school or office building. The first complete Sears Kit homes, that is, residences, were marketed by Sears & Roebuck in 1908, and eventually Sears offered 370 different models of residential homes,...

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