Early Sears Catalog

Sears Catalog collection, 19101994 Archives

Department store chain founded in 1893 as a mail order business; one of the largest retailers in the United States. Collection consists of seasonal catalogs and wish books spanning the years 1910-1994. Catalogs featured the full range of items sold by Sears, from clothing to appliances and toys, and served as a bridge between the company's walk-in department stored and direct …

Catalog record: 002582758
EAD ID: searscatalogs
Collection ID: RL.01161
Total components: 54

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Catalog : Sears, Roebuck and Company : Free Download

Mail-order business, Commercial catalogs Publisher [Chicago] Sears, Roebuck and Co. Collection university_of_illinois_urbana-champaign; americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Alternates Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Language English Volume 1918 pt.2 (no.137)

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The 1897 Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog Mr. Hurst's website

The 1897 Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog Recently my local historical society had its annual yard sale. One of the items I bought was a reprint of this famous catalog. It was recreated by Fred L. Israel of the City College of New York. It is 786 pages long (including the index). I have copies some of the pages to give you an

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Page Count: 21

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Catalogue no. 112. : Sears, Roebuck and Company : Free

Department stores--Catalogs, Manufactures--Catalogs. Publisher Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago Collection winterthurlibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation Contributor Winterthur Museum Library Language English

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11 Unbelievable Items from the Sears Catalog Ancestry Blog

11 Unbelievable Items from the Sears Catalog. Published from 1888 to 1993, the Sears catalog featured everything from sewing machines, clothes, and sporting goods to cars, houses, and livestock. The Sears catalog is a great chronicle of our country’s history, as told through everyday items sold to ordinary people.

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When the Sears Catalog Sold Everything from Houses to

Early Sears catalogs billed themselves as the “Cheapest Supply House on Earth” or “the Book of Bargains,” and featured a mind-boggling array of products, including medical and veterinary

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Sears Roebuck Mail Order Catalogue The Social Historian

Ladies Wrapper for $1.49 – Historic Catalogs of Sears, Roebuck and Co. Spring 1905. In 1896, Sears Roebuck employed 500 people at the Fulton store including 30 stenographers, 25 corresponding clerks, 12 expert buyers, and 12 mail clerks. They had four large elevators travelling from floor to floor in the building.

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Sears Catalog ‘Kit Homes’ From the Early 20th Century

Sears Catalog ‘Kit Homes’ From the Early 20th Century. Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer. Sears reported that more than 70,000 of these homes were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940.

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Unearthed Sears Catalog From 1905 Reveals Arsenous …

A resurfaced Sears catalog from 1905 reveals what was being marketed to women. A fan shared a video to TikTok, showing bust cream and female pills on sale. @laura.evans95. As she flicks through

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1985 Sears Spring Summer Catalog Catalogs & Wishbooks

1985 Sears Spring Summer Catalog. All catalog thumbnails below. Click any thumbnail below to open full size image in a new browser tab.

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1914 Sears Household Catalogue History

1914 Sears Household Catalogue. History on the Net > Authentic History > 1898-1913 > consumerism & leisure > consumerism > 1914 sears household: Early 1900s Consumerism. Sears, Robuck & Co. Household Catalogue, 1914 (selected pages) Page: 20: Sheets, Pillow Cases, Bed Spreads

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History of the Sears Catalog Sears Archives

The 1943 Sears News Graphic wrote that the Sears catalog, "serves as a mirror of our times, recording for future historians today’s desires, habits, customs, and mode of living." The roots of the Sears catalog are as old as the company. In 1888, Richard Sears first used a printed mailer to advertise watches and jewelry.

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Sears Craftsman Publication Reprints

General Line Catalogs: 1966 Sears Power and Hand Tools: 100: Kachadurian, Brian: 07/21/2011: 1963: General Line Catalogs: 1963 Sears Power Tool Catalog (Zone 1) 60: Kachadurian, Brian: 07/20/2011: 1957: General Line Catalogs: 1957 Sears Power Tool Catalog (Zone 4) 56: Kachadurian, Brian: 07/14/2011: 1941: General Line Catalogs: 1941 Sears …

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U.S., Historic Catalogs of Sears, Roebuck and Co., 18961993

From a printed mailer in 1888 to the final publication in 1993, the Sears Catalog has grown into an important record of what life was like through the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Beginning with mail order goods the company followed the railroad in America’s westward expansion and quickly became a national institution providing a wide

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What an Old Sears Roebuck Catalogue Teaches Us About Gun

What an Old Sears Roebuck Catalogue Teaches Us About Gun Control. As I write these words, a reproduction of the 1897 Sears Roebuck Catalogue, published in 1968 by Chelsea House, sits at my elbow. The fat catalog is a casual reader’s delight and a historian’s treasure trove. Here are medicines like laudanum, herb tea, and castor oil.

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Antique 1902 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue No. 112 at

A clue to someone with more knowledge than I is that this Sears Roebuck catalog features 1200 pages. Results I got when searching Google Books for 1903 Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalogue 112 show a catalog with 1088 pages and the publisher is listed as Sears, Roebuck, 1902. Google also lists a 1903 Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog No. 113 with 1150

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Sears Archives Home Page

Sears Archives Home Page. Once again, Sears has made history. For the first time, Sears has opened the doors to its vast archival collection and invited the public to peek inside. More than 100 years of history now available online. Sears has a rich, long history to tell dating back to 1886 when Richard Sears sold the first batch of watches.

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Formerly based at the Sears Tower in Chicago and currently headquartered in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, the operation began as a mail ordering catalog company and began opening retail locations in 1925. The first location was in Chicago, Illinois.

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