These last few days, I’ve been putting up a new bookcase and organizing and re-organizing a whole lot of stuff. Amongst the hidden treasures I found was this 1926 Sears and Roebuck specialty catalog – for schoolhouses! I’d purchased it several years ago from eBay and then forgot about it.
My 57-year-old husband browsed through the yellowed pages and said, “I remember those desks.” I knew he was older than me, but I didn’t realize he was that much older! However he went to school in a small town in West Virginia. Apparently, they didn’t replaces functional items like schoolhouses and schoolhouse equipment as fast as we did here in Hampton Roads.
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