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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0255
CATEGORY   Business, Wholesale
SUBCATEGORY   Produce
TITLE   Desel-Boettcher Produce Company
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Desel-Boettcher Produce Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. Three men stand in the center of a warehouse. Two of the men wear overalls, and the third wears a full-length apron. The man at left is Jessie Casey. A staircase on the right leads to a second floor. The man on the right wears a long dark apron. This company bought from vegetable commission companies, such as C. E. Coleman, and then sold to retail grocers. A sign on the wall reads: "Plan For Your Safety And Keep Out Of The Hospital." Note the crates of lettuce, the sacks of onions, and the popcorn machine in the rear.
PERSONAL NAME   Casey, Jessie. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Employees. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Laborers. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Produce trade. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Warehouses. (lcsh)
Wholesale trade. (lcsh)