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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0128
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Biel's Self-Service Grocery
DESCRIPTION   View of the meat counter at Biel's Self-Service Grocery located at 416 Starr Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. Three men in white aprons stand behind an L-shaped deli case. The man in the center is Ray Peterson, and Joe Peterson stands at right. This grocery store sold Jones Dairy Farm sausage, Kraft cheese, Armour ham, pickled pigs' feet, and dill pickles. Note the National Recovery Administration (NRA) sign to the left and the large decorative fan at right.
PERSONAL NAME   Peterson, Joe. (aacr2)
Peterson, Ray. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Self-service stores. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)