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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0150
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Piggly Wiggly
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of the Piggly Wiggly grocery store in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men wearing aprons stand behind the checkout counter. Another man and a woman stand on either side of the counter in the aisles. The man in the center is Charlie Rossi. The Piggly Wiggly was a self-service store as indicated by the bin of baskets. They sold Bright & Early coffee and Ovaltine. A sign reads "Piggly Wiggly Foods for Energy." Note the turn-styles marking the store entrance and exit.
PERSONAL NAME   Rossi, Charlie (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Consumers. (lctgm)
Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Self-service stores. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)