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Front porch of Clark home built by the Farm Security Administration.
Coffee County, Alabama, photo by John Collier, 1941 See Design
#6517 in Prosperity Plans and in the working drawings listed
Don Berg is a member of
the American Institute of Architects and the Society of
Architectural Historians. He has published fifteen books on American
building and landscape design. His designs, articles and interviews
have appeared in Home Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, Country
Life, Traditional Building, The Old-House Journal and many other
publications. He was a guest on and consultant for HGTV's special,
The American Farmhouse.
House and garage at Magnolia Homesteads, Lauderdale County,
Mississippi, photo by Arthur Rothstein, 1935 See Design #6514 in
Prosperity Plans and in the working drawings listed above.
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