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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0230
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Service station
TITLE   Humble Oil Service Station
DESCRIPTION   Exterior view of Humble Oil Service Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two gas station attendants stand between an Esso and a Humble gas pump on a covered service island. Behind them is the filling station's office run by F. F. English, according to a sign over the entrance. Humble gasoline sold for 14½¢ and 19½¢. Esso gasoline sold for 16½¢ and 21½¢. The station also sold Velvet and Humble #997 motor oils. Note the post for the air and water tubes with the dial for air pressure.
SUBJECT   Automobile service stations--Employees. (lctgm)
Gasoline pumps. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)