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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0149
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Pay-'N-Takit Food Market
DESCRIPTION   View of the meat counter at the Pay-'N-Takit Food Market in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men in white aprons and caps stand behind two large deli cases. This store advertises dressed fryers and hens; sugar cured bacon, 16¢ per pound; rice, five-pounds for 23¢; eggs, 17¢ per dozen; sugar, 10-pounds for 44¢, Pay-'N-Takit coffee, and Palmolive soap, three for 23¢. They also sold milk from the meat counter, bulk pickles, and Tip-Top liquid solder. Note the electric coffee grinder in the right foreground.
SUBJECT   Butchers. (lcsh)
Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Self-service stores. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)