Farmhouse Plans for Northeastern States

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1948 - Architecture, Domestic - 19 pages
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Fifteen up-to-date farmhouses, designed for comfortable and efficient living, are pictured and described in this bulletin. Although developed to suit the climate and farming life of the Northeastern Region, the plans have broader appeal. Many, in fact, are suitable for some parts of every region in the United States.
 

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Page 2 - Friedensville was conducted jointly with the Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, United States Department of Agriculture, and...
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Page 5 - A deep roll-rim sink in the bathroom serves as washbowl and laundry tray. There is space in the bathroom for a washing machine.
Page 2 - ... when butter was available in and around the producing areas in the Middle West, but none could be obtained in New York, Washington, San Francisco, and various other sections. Gentlemen, we in the dairy industry believe that the solution to this problem is more production and we are cooperating with the United States Department of Agriculture, the State extension services and the State colleges on a long-range dairy program to bring about adequate production of milk to meet our needs. This program...
Page 5 - With the flat roof — the center partition is a bearing partition, but other partitions can easily be moved. This style is usually a little cheaper to build than the gable style.
Page 5 - In this hall are a work -clothes closet and general-utility closets. The pipes for all plumbing fixtures are in one partition — which means that they can be installed with greatest economy.
Page 5 - For economy and good use of space, the living room, dining room, and kitchen are combined in one large room. Folding screens may be used to separate the kitchen area from the main living 'room when company comes.
Page 8 - The house is shown heated by a circulator heater, large living-room fireplace, and the wood or coal kitchen range.

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