And The Winner is… (Part II)

Earlier this week, I wrote about the “contest” offered by Sears Roebuck, where they invited 100 “up-to-date farmers” to submit their plans for a “modern farm house for the 20th Century.” Mr. Selck of Evansville, Wisconsin won first...

And The Winner Is…

It started out in 1913 as a contest. Sears invited 100 “up to date farmers” to submit their plans for a “modern farm house for the 20th Century.” Mr. Selck of Evansville, Wisconsin won first prize with his design, which came to be known as The...