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Sears Home : Back to the Blueprint

Author: Arts and Entertainment Network.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2004.
Series: Back to the blueprint.
Edition/Format:   Video : Clipart/images/graphics   Visual material   Computer File : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Sears Catalog Homes were ready-to-assemble kit houses sold through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company. Over 70,000 of these were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940. Shipped via railroad boxcars, these kits included all the materials needed to build a house. This video looks at the restoration of one of these now hard to find homes.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arts and Entertainment Network.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 817232328
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (23 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Introduction: Sears Home: Back to the Blueprint (0:28) --
Cornell Home Kit from Sears (2:22) --
Start to Finish Instructions (1:58) --
Traditional vs Pre-Cut Lumber (2:19) --
Carlinville Illinois (0:55) --
Bathroom Renovation (3:11) --
Laying the Porcelain Tile Floor (2:35) --
Antique Faucet Repair (6:24) --
Sears Made It Easy (0:37) --
Credits: Sears Home: Back to the Blueprint (0:26).
Series Title: Back to the blueprint.
Other Titles: Back to the Blueprint
Back to the blueprint (Television program)
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks, LLC.

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Sears Catalog Homes were ready-to-assemble kit houses sold through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company. Over 70,000 of these were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940. Shipped via railroad boxcars, these kits included all the materials needed to build a house. This video looks at the restoration of one of these now hard to find homes.

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