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Fred Lynch

Thompson's TV, Appliance & Furniture Co.

Posted Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 12:00 AM

July 7, 1961 Southeast Missourian

Grand Opening Sale for Girardeau Store

A grand opening sale of the Thompson TV, Appliance & Furniture Co. is in progress at the new location, 605 Good Hope, and according to Clarence Thompson, owner and manager, will continue until 9 Saturday night. Thompson stated after eight years in the TV and appliance business at 505 Broadway, he remodeled and redecorated the place known for 50 years as the Ruh's Market. The Thompson family has been in the merchandising business in Cape Girardeau for 32 years.

Read about Ruh's Market in this previous blog:

Ruh's Market 1936

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The building at 605 Good Hope is seen in November, 2014.


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