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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0112
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Eating establishment
TITLE   Unidentified cafe
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of an unidentified cafe in or around Corpus Christi, Texas. A waiter stands behind an L-shaped counter between a coffee urn and pie safe. A customer sits on a stool at the counter rolling a cigarette. This cafe sold hot cakes for 10¢ and a breakfast special for 25¢. They did not allow credit. Note the haphazard electrical wiring and the slot machine and Punget gaming device (a type of marble game) on the counter. The water tank on the right is a Gott oil field crew can.
SUBJECT   Cafés. (lcsh)
Consumers. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Waiters. (lctgm)