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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0026
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Auto dealer
TITLE   Texas Motor Sales
DESCRIPTION   Exterior view of Texas Motor Sales in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men stand in front of the building in work clothes and hats. Two gasoline pumps and posts for air and water are on the curb behind them. The company, located at Mesquite and Taylor, was owned by George Emert. They sold Nash Automobiles in addition to Willard storage batteries, AC spark plugs, Lee's polish, Purol gasoline, and Goodrich tires. An oil advertisement on the window reads "Faster Than Castor Oil." The Givens' home is reflected in the window.
SUBJECT   Automobile dealers. (lcsh)
Automobile service stations. (lctgm)
Employees. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)