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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0190
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Furniture store
TITLE   Jordt-Allen Furniture Store, or Allen Furniture Store
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of the upstairs area of a furniture store in Corpus Christi, Texas. A man in a three-piece suit and dark bow tie stands in the center of a carpeted aisle. Behind him are windows highlighting a dark wooden staircase. This store was identified as Jordt-Allen Furniture Store in 1975. After research in the 1980s, it was identified as Allen Furniture Store located at 418 North Chaparral Street. In this area a marble top table with a decorative urn and bowls, a marble top buffet, a folding bridge table, chests of drawers, mirrors, stuffed chairs, floor lamps, and gas heaters are displayed.
SUBJECT   Furniture stores. (lctgm)
Home furnishings stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)