Chicagology (pronounced shə-kä-goh-OL-luh-jee) is a study of Chicago history with a focus on the period prior to the Second World War. The purpose of the site is to document common and not so common stories about the City of Chicago as they are discovered.

Sears Roebuck Catalogs

Sears 1902 Catalog - Farm Implements

Since its modest beginning as a watch retailer in 1896, Sears Roebuck quickly expanded its retail offerings to include household furnishings, kitchen utensils, farm equipment, clothing, sporting goods, hardware, tools — almost anything you could think of could be ordered from Sears Roebuck. You could even order an entire pre-fabricated house, which would be delivered to you… Read more »