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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0260
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 man in dark business attire, Charles Coleman, Sr., sits at a wooden desk with multiple storage cubbyholes. A small wooden chair is next to the desk. Note the Postal and Western Union telegraph terminals and the informal filing system. In 1929 Mr. Coleman moved his home and sold the lot to Doc McGregor. 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, Sr. (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)