This week the New Orleans daily newspaper The Times Picayune features a look at a lovingly restored 1912 craftsman cottage in the heart of Old Slidell. The home is owned by Michael Hickerson and his partner David Munroe and is thought to be an original Sears private brand kit house. The retailer sold private brand kit homes through mail order from 1908 to 1940. The kits came with all the essentials to build the house, and more than 70,000 of them were sold.
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