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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0219
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Music store
TITLE   Lester Gunst Music Store
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Lester Gunst Music Store in Corpus Christi, Texas. A woman stands behind a glass display case. Standing on the other side of the case is owner Lester Gunst, Sr., in a dark three-piece suit. Another man stands among a row of upright pianos. A rack of sheet music can be seen on the right wall and a cabinet radio is in the rear of the store. Mr. Gunst and his son also owned Corpus Christi Book and Stationery (pictured in negative 976:0021:0222) and Corpus Christi Office Supply (pictured in negative 976:0021:0223).
PERSONAL NAME   Gunst, Lester, 1887-1970. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
Music stores. (lcsh)
Pianos. (lctgm)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)