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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0125
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Biel's Self-Service Grocery
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Biel's Self-Service Grocery located at 416 Starr Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. Four men in white aprons stand in a grocery store on either side of the check-out counter. The man on the left is John W. Buster (former owner of the meat market at Biel's until Biel bought him out). To the right of Buster is Irwin Peterson. Cartons of fresh strawberries are on the check-out counter. Stacks of canned goods can be seen in the rear of the store. Note the packages of ready-packed cakes and wafers and the boxes of Sunshine Biscuits at right.
PERSONAL NAME   Buster, John W. (aacr2)
Peterson, Irwin. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)