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  • Writer's pictureLawrence Lore

Maytag $79.50

This brochure was mailed to local farm families in the late 1930s. We are not quite sure where the Maytag store was or if it was sent as a promotional piece from one of the stores that sold appliances. The smaller ad was below advertised Speed Queen washers that could be purchased at Abernathy Hardware in July 1934 for $49.50. One could also get all the latest washing equipment, such as baskets, ironing board, clothes lines, and both Coleman and gasoline irons.

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