Coming Out Of The Closet: Murphy Beds

In the early years of the 20th Century, living a simple, modest, clutter-free life was an integral part of The Bungalow Craze. Murphy Beds were an integral part of that “space-saving” mind-set. And they were very practical, too. After one’s morning...

Sears and Wardway

What’s the difference between Sears kit homes and Montgomery Ward’s kit homes? Sometimes, not a lot. Sears was in business from 1908-1940. Wardway started in 1909 and jumped ship in 1932. Sears sold about 75,000 homes, and Ward’s probably sold about...