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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0222
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Office and stationery
TITLE   Corpus Christi Book and Stationery
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Corpus Christi Book and Stationery in Corpus Christi, Texas. A man in a dark three-piece suit, co-owner Lester Gunst, Jr., stands next to a table displaying globes, stuffed animals, and writing paper. Another man stands next to a display case examining an item on the counter. Mr. Gunst co-owned this store with his father, Lester Gunst, Sr. The two also owned Gunst Music (pictured in negative 976:0021:019) and Corpus Christi Office Supply (negative 976:0021:0223). This book and stationery store sold glassware, clocks, games, gloves, stuffed animals, pen and pencil sets, greeting cards, stationery, and ledger books.
PERSONAL NAME   Gunst, Lester, Jr. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Consumers. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
Stationery trade. (lcsh)
Stores & shops. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)