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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0207
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Hardware and appliances
TITLE   Corpus Christi Hardware
DESCRIPTION   View of the auto parts department of Corpus Christi Hardware located at 99 South Broadway Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. Four men stand behind a wood and glass case displaying drill bits, car batteries, spark plugs, socket sets, and other automotive tools and supplies. The older man in the vest has been identified as both Pappy Sharp and Mr. Kirk. Next to him in the dark suit is Harold Cobb. Jack Kennedy is the young man in the sweater. Additional supplies are displayed on shelves behind the counter. Note the two flags: "Tune Up For Speed" and "Motor Tune Up For Power".
PERSONAL NAME   Cobb, Harold P., 1912-1973. (aacr2)
Kennedy, Jack. (aacr2)
Sharp, Pappy. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Automobile equipment & supplies stores. (lctgm)
Hardware stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)