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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0127
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. John W. Buster, butcher and former owner of the meat market at Biel's, stands amid wooden counters piled high with fresh fruits and vegetables. This grocery store sold apples for 20¢, 33¢ per dozen, and three for 10¢. The produce was kept unrefrigerated. Note the clips on the side of the counter for holding bags. The sign in the back reads "For Health and Slenderness Eat Salads Daily with Best Foods Mayonnaise."
PERSONAL NAME   Buster, John W. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Self-service stores. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)