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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0341
CATEGORY   Manufacturing
TITLE   Jack Bonner Printing Company
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of the Jack Bonner Printing Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. This company was originally identified as being located at 1723 Leopard Street. Later research in the 1980s identified its location as 415 Peoples Street. Three men stand at separate printing presses; the man in the center is Tugg Tompkins. Behind them stands a woman in a dress. The room is filled with tools of the trade. Of the five presses visible, one is a hand-fed letterpress (center) and one is a linotype (rear). Another view of this room can be seen in negative 976:0021:0342. In the foreground is a perforator. Against the wall are California job cases for holding type.
PERSONAL NAME   Tompkins, Tugg. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Employees. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Print workshops. (lcsh)
Printers. (lctgm)
Printing industry. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)