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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0210
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Hardware and appliances
TITLE   Nau's Hardware
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Nau's Hardware in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men stand in the center of a hardware store in between two display counters. The man in the dark three-piece suit is owner Oscar C. B. Nau. Displayed are galvanized wash tubs and cans, iron skillets, mops, leather horse collars, canvas horse collars, hames (for horse collars), shovels, kerosene lamps and lanterns, whisk brooms, small brushes, toilet brushes, ceramic crocks, shoe heels and soles, linoleum, Yale locks, Fixall for furniture, Arrowhead liquid solder, wood chisels, and oil cans. Note the 14 foot and 18 foot lengths of wooden sucker rods with metal tips hanging from the ceiling.
PERSONAL NAME   Nau, Oscar C. B. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Hardware stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)