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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0152
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Sam Salem Store
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of the Sam Salem Store located at 924 Leopard Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. In the center of the store stand owner Sam Salem's brother-in-law, Simon Joseph, and an unidentified young man. Salem was the father of State Representative Joe Salem. This store was a self-service grocery. They sold Swans Down cake flour, Calumet baking powder, K.C. baking powder, and Mother's Oats.
PERSONAL NAME   Joseph, Simon. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
Self-service stores. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)