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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0123
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   American Fruit Store
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of the American Fruit Store in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men in white caps stand amid displays of fruit and vegetables. Next to them are two smartly dressed women. One wears a velvet jacket while the other wears a fur-trimmed coat. This store sold garden seeds, 10¢ per package; oranges, 20¢ per dozen; seedless grapefruit, five for 25¢; and apples, 50¢ per dozen. Note that the produce was kept unrefrigerated.
SUBJECT   Consumers. (lctgm)
Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Produce trade. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)