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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0174
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Unidentified grocery
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of an unidentified grocery store located in or around Corpus Christi. Two men in white shirts stand behind the store's check out counter, one wearing a white apron. A customer in a hat and striped shirt stands to the side. This store was not self-service. The men behind the counter would take the customers' orders and retrieve the items. The grocery sold brooms and wash tubs, Texas pecans, canned food for 5¢, donuts for 19¢ per dozen, Mother's Oats for 27¢, Hi-Plane tobacco, Sunshine Zwieback, Edgemont crackers, and bulk cookies sold by the pound (in the glass top cases on the left).
SUBJECT   Consumers. (lctgm)
Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)