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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0259
CATEGORY   Business, Wholesale
SUBCATEGORY   Produce
TITLE   C. E. Coleman Produce Company
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of an office at C. E. Coleman Produce Company located at Agnes Street and Port Avenue in Corpus Christi. Texas. A woman sits at a desk facing the wall. She twists in her seat to face the photographer. Through a doorway to her right, a man in dark business attire, Charles Coleman, Jr., sits at a roll-top desk. Note the Western Union telegraph terminals on the woman's desk and Mr. Coleman's informal filing system. The woman has a "Marcel" hairstyle, which was popular at that time. C. E. Coleman Produce Company was a vegetable commission company which bought produce from farmers and sold to wholesalers in major cities.
PERSONAL NAME   Coleman, Charles, Jr. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Commission merchants. (lcsh)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Office workers. (lctgm)
Offices. (lcsh)
Produce trade. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Wholesale trade. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)