|The Geo. C. Wright Lumber Company in Altus advertised electric appliances in 1939|
Electrical Appliances for Sale, 1939
Electrical appliances were big business on November 17, 1939, when the ad pictured above ran in the Altus Times-Democrat, Altus, Oklahoma.
The George C. Wright Lumber Company in Altus offered the Silver Jubilee Kelvinator refrigerator which included a cost-saving feature called POLARSPHERE, and the ability to make 72 ice cubes for only one cent!
The "New 1940" Philco Radio could be purchased at Wright Lumber Company for $89.95 -- "The World's Greatest Radio Buy".
In 1939 most people who lived in area towns had electricity, but electricity was a new luxury for farm families.