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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0176
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Unidentified grocery
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of an unidentified grocery store located at 1019 South Staples Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. Owner, Otha Bonham, stands behind a glass counter displaying various candies, including Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, and Hershey's candy bars. Another man in a white apron stands behind a meat counter at right. This grocery was self-service as indicated by the bin of baskets. The store sold Colonial cakes, Kraft products, assorted candies, Mystery Edge razor blades, a chewing laxative, and aspirin. Note the refrigerated meat counter and the National Recovery Act (NRA) sign in the back.
PERSONAL NAME   Bonham, Otha C., 1899-1971. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Grocers. (lctgm)
Grocery stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)