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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0153
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Sam Uehlinger's grocery store
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Sam Uehlinger's grocery store located at 912 Leopard Street at Corpus Christi, Texas. A man in a long white apron stands in the center of a U-shaped check out counter. Sam Uehlinger's was one of the first self-service stores in Corpus Christi. They sold bulk eggs, Lipton's tea, Fair-Maid bread, Folger's coffee, Super Suds detergent, Ferry seeds, and Layman's aspirin for 5ยข per package. Note the Uneeda Bakers bulk containers and the geometrically-arranged canned and boxed items above the wall shelving.
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Self-service stores. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)