The Sears Homes of Illinois

Last month, I was delighted to learn that the first printing of “The Sears Homes of Illinois” (printed late November 2010), has sold out. That’s very good news. It’s a beautiful book and I’m tickled pink with the way it turned out. It has...

The Lady on Horseback

In 1918, Standard Oil of Indiana made mail-order history when they placed a $1 million order with Sears Roebuck & Company for 192 Honor-Bilt homes. It was purported to be the largest order in the history of the Sears Modern Homes department. Standard Oil purchased...