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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0229
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Service station
TITLE   Callicote Texaco
DESCRIPTION   Exterior view of Callicote Texaco located on South Staples Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. A gas station attendant, George Callicote, stands between tow gas pumps on a covered service island. On the ground next to and behind him are pyramid-stacked cans of oil. Behind him are the filling station office and a third pump. Note the windows in the gas pumps which allowed customer to see gas was actually being pumped. Also note the water fountain in the rear. A tube for water ran through the bottom of the fountain where ice was stored.
PERSONAL NAME   Callicote, George. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Automobile service stations--Employees. (lctgm)
Gasoline pumps. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)