A Number of Nice and Natty Niches

It was described as a “Modern convenience in a typically modern setting” (1928 Sears Modern Homes catalog). The Montgomery Ward catalog said it, “Answers the problem as to where to keep the telephone.” The telephone was patented in March 1876. ...

William & Mary College and Kit Homes

Recently, I was on the William and Mary College campus doing research on Penniman, Virginia. (You can read more about that here.) As part of the research, I was reading through the early 1920s college yearbooks and happened upon an interesting photo in the 1922...