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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0395
CATEGORY   Services, Business
TITLE   Western Union Telegraph office
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of a Western Union Telegraph office located in Corpus Christi, Texas. An elderly woman sits at a desk behind a wooden counter that divides the room in half. A young Hispanic man, in a Western Union cap and shirt stands at the back of the room between a cupboard and a door. Note the telegraph forms on the counter and the fan on the wall covered for protection against dust while not in use.
SUBJECT   Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Messengers. (lctgm)
Offices. (lcsh)
Telegraph--Employees. (lcsh)
Telegraphers. (lcsh)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)