Houses and Homes

Houses and Homes

Exploring Their History

Book - 1987
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This volume in the Nearby History series helps the reader document the history of a home. The reader will learn to examine written records, oral testimonies, visual sources, and the house's surroundings. The author covers American housing patterns, the individual characteristics of houses in different regions, construction techniques and materials, household technology, and family life styles. Houses and Homes is Volume 2 in The Nearby History Series.
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : American Association for State and Local History, ©1987
ISBN: 9780910050845
Call Number: 973 H842
Characteristics: xii, 168 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Howe, Barbara J.


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A guide to finding clues about your house's neighborhood, structure, and the people who have lived in it; and then interpreting these clues to help you draw conclusions about your home's history.

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