1897 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue : A Window to Turn-of-the-Century America
A wonderfully fascinating piece of American history.
Turn Of The Century Homes For Sale
They were Amazon and Walmart combined—the one place to shop for Americans who needed everything—clothes, furniture, tools, jewelry, musical instruments, books, and more!Imagine it’s the end of the nineteenth century, and, with one catalog, you can buy everything from beds and tools to clothing and opium. (Yes, opium.) Not to mention ear trumpets, horse buggies, and Bibles. For every recognizable item included in the 1897 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue, plenty of others are guaranteed to confuse or interest 21st century readers—like Bust Cream or Food and Sweet Spirits of Nitre. What was once standard household fare is today a