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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0038
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Cigar company
TITLE   E. J. Hitt Cigar Co., store no. 2
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of the E. J. Hitt Cigar Co. located next to the Nueces Hotel on Chaparral Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men stand behind glass-enclosed display cases featuring boxes of cigars. Behind them are shelves displaying tobacco products and supplies. Cigars sold include Antonio y Cleopatra, La Palina, Optimo, El Trelles, and La Prueba. The store also sold tobacco pipes and postage stamps. Two customers can be seen in the back of the room.
SUBJECT   Consumers. (lctgm)
Employees. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Tobacco shops. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)