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December 6, 2020

36 Fascinating Photos Capture People Outside Their House in the U.S. From the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries

While many of the house styles brought by the first European settlers to North America remained popular until the mid-20th century, other styles have joined them, adding a vast choice for homeowners.

Whether it’s a Colonial or Victorian look to a bit more Modern or Postmodern, or something in between, there's something for every taste.

Take a look at these vintage photos to see what houses looked like in the U.S. from the late 19th to early 20th centuries.

“The Corey House - Meals At All Hours” was built in 1886, before the hotel was built next door, Grove, Oklahoma

12 Friendship St, Newport, Rhode Island, 1903

120 Washington St., Cuba City, Wisconsin, circa 1904

A farm in Massachusetts, 1899

A.J. Rodes & Co. Groceries, Clovis, NM, facing south between Rencher and Merriwether Streets, circa 1911

Berry house, Crescent City, CA, winter 1906-07

Blewett home, 750 W. 6th, Eugene, Oregon, June 1907

Blewett house - 795 West 7th St., Eugene, Oregon, July 1910

Breen's Livery Stable, Crescent City, CA, circa 1900

Brown's House (Est. 1810) Mt. Aetna, Pennsylvania, circa 1910

Eck farm - Bloomfield, Knox County, Nebraska

Family posing with car in Spokane, Washington, 1913

Family with car and home, Buffalo, New York, circa 1910

Fancy house in Hastings, Nebraska

Farmhouse near Bremen in Marshall county, Kansas, 1903

Four people are in front of the Manhart house at the corner of Plum Avenue and Manhart Street (Highway 67) in Sedalia, Colorado, circa 1905

Girl with the house where the family lived briefly in Gardena, California, 1906

Home of Ernest Wegner, chief of the Galveston Fire Department, 1328 Avenue K, Texas, February 13, 1897

Kershner farm, near Dows, Iowa, November 1907

Kleckner farmhouse, North Star, Michigan, circa 1890s

Maddox family, Sedalia, Colorado, circa 1900

Man with his parents in front of their farm house, west of Lake Odessa, Ionia county Michigan on route M-50, 1900

Maria McVickar Durand's house, Cass Street at Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1887

Mrs. Ballard's house, Timpson, Texas

On the back read “Wellington & Amanda (Kershner) DeNoyelles, Goldfield, Iowa, May 1895”

Paul and Esther Hostetler family, Indiana, circa 1896

People in front of their house in Crescent City, CA, about 1903

People in front of their house in San Francisco, California

People outside of their house in Monroe County, Ohio, circa 1890s

People outside their house at 427 S. Flower Street in Los Angeles, 1910

Perry, Kansas, circa 1890

The Blaisdell's at home, New York

The home of the Edward Anderson family on Walnut Street in Kewanee, Illinois, circa early 1900s

Thompson farm in Barron, Wisconsin

Walnut Grove Farm, Ohio, 1900

Weaver House, Plum Avenue, Sedalia, Colorado, 1904


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