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Picturing The Past: How Reid's Furniture Co. Started And Grew


December 24, 2018

This week's Picturing the Past photograph features Reid Furniture Company and was taken in 1959. The buildingwhere Reid's was located at the time looks different today. The best clues in the photo are actually small parts of the buildings on either side. Can you identify where it was located?

Theodore Reid and W.M. Melton formed Reid-Melton Furniture Company in late 1944. They held their formal opening on Saturday, Feb. 17, 1945. They carried living room, dining room and bedroom suites, tables, chairs, rugs and appliances. Products could be purchased on credit with weekly or monthly...

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