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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0116
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Eating establishment
TITLE   Unidentified cafe
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of an unidentified cafe in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men in waitstaff attire stand behind a long counter, while a third man in suit trousers and vest stands in the middle of the cafe. Two customers sit on stools affixed at the counter. This cafe sold ham, eggs, and coffee for 35¢; small pie for 5¢; sandwiches for 10¢; a T-bone steak for 35¢; pork chop, hamburger, or roast beef for 30¢; and beer for 5¢ and 10¢ a glass. Note the poster advertising a baile (dance) for 50¢ and the trellises separating the tables.
SUBJECT   Cafés. (lcsh)
Consumers. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Restaurant workers. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)