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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0130
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. Two men in long white aprons stand behind a display case filled with candies and gum, including Baby Ruth candy bars, Life Savers, and Dentyne gum. On the top are boxes of Vicks cough drops and Fullers dental cream. Note that the produce counter is unrefrigerated. The two posts in the produce counter were vegetable misters, which sprayed the produce with water.
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
Self-service stores. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)