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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0170
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Unidentified grocery
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of an unidentified grocery store located in or around Corpus Christi. A man in a dark trousers and an ill-fitting jacket stands behind a wooden counter that appears to run the width of the store. Canned goods on shelves line the walls. This business was not a self-service store. The store sold Palmolive soap, 5¢; National Oats, 5¢; Nestlé coffee; Hershey's cocoa; Campbell's soup; 50-pound burlap bags of sugar; Dittlinger's hen scratch; Red Ranger cigars, two for 5¢; Union tobacco, and prophet pens or pencils. Note the well-worn counter and the neatly stacked canned goods resembling pyramids.
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas. (lcsh)