The Lustron home :the history of a postwar prefabricated housing experiment /by Thomas T. Fetters.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-249406

Description

xiii, 186 p. : ill., map ; 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

History.
Prefabricated houses History.
Fertighausindustrie.
Fertighaus.

Originator

Fetters, Thomas T.

Contents

1. The Promise -- 2. Pioneer Prefabricated Homes -- 3. Strandlund's Great Idea -- 4. The Hinsdale "Esquire" Model -- 5. Wyatt Takes the Ball -- 6. The Dream Bears Fruit -- 7. The Columbus Factory -- 8. The "Westchester" and "Newport" Models -- 9. Logistics and Pricing Strategy -- 10. Production Begins -- 11. The Tide Turns -- 12. Foreclosure -- 13. Congressional Speculation -- 14. The Lustron That Might Have Been -- 15. Lustron Lingers On -- 16. Postmortem -- App. A. Strandlund Letter to Press and Accompanying Fact Sheet -- App. B. Engineering Development of the Lustron Home -- App. C. Lustron House Shipments -- App. D. Lustron Manufacturing and Shipping Record from Company Files -- App. E. Zone and Price List -- App. F. Lustron Letters to a Customer, 1949 -- App. G. Annotated List of Articles from Better Enameling -- Directory of Known Lustron Homes by State.

Publication

Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland

Description

xiii, 186 p. : ill., map ; 27 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-182) and index.
Received November 8, 2002.

ISBN

0786411333 (ill. case : alk. paper)
9780786411337 (ill. case : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks TH4819.P7 F48 2002

Other People and Orgs

Lustron Corporation
Lustron Corporation.

Places

United States
USA.