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Medium:
Paper
Dimensions:
12 ¾ H X 9 3/8 in. W.
Type:
Advertising ephemera
Date:
1944
Description:
Small Homes Guide (12th edition, 1944). Published by National Homebuilders Bureau, Inc., New York. Cover includes a woman, United States Air Force Veteran, and a baby in front of a green lawn and yellow home. Cost of the guide is 25 cents.
Label Text:
n the boom years after World War II, American suburbs swelled. A growing middle class now found home buying within their reach. The new (since 1938) 40-hour work week and higher wages meant that more people had more time and money to maintain their homes and gardens.
Topic:
dwellings  Search this
families  Search this
lawns  Search this
print advertising  Search this
suburbs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection.
Accession number:
2015.001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq4b36bdac8-064e-42c7-8ae9-87ddcd7216c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_2015.001