Bungalow

By: Cedae Stafford

Information:

This house was popular through 1910 to 1930.

About this time period:

  • The average life expectancy for men was 47 years.
  • 14% of homes had a bathtub
  • 8% of homes had a telephone
  • There was only 8,000 cars
  • Corsets were a big thing in fashion at the time
  • Eggs costed 14 cents for a dozen
  • Henry Ford was a popular guy in the 1910's

Building:

The materials used for the bungalow's exterior usually suggested warmth and informality. Clapboard was the most common siding, followed by cedar shingle, with the wood usually stained a natural shade of brown. Stone, brick, or concrete block, molded into a decorative form, were also used. Geographic location often dictated the exterior material to be used. In the West, stucco walls and clay-tile roofs, materials indigenous to the area, were common.

Some important technology in 1910 to 1930's were the first commercial radio and the Model T by Henry Ford's Model T and the sell their 15 millionth car in Highland, MI.

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