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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0044
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Clothing and accessories
TITLE   Cunningham's or Abe Klein Clothing Store
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of a men's clothing store in Corpus Christi, Texas. A man in a business suit stands next to a table stacked with trousers. Jackets hang in display closets on the right. In the foreground is a glass display case holding ties. A small wooden case stocked with Bill Hickok belt buckles sits on the counter. In 1975, this store was identified as Cunningham's owned by Claude L. Cunningham. It was later identified in the 1980s as the Abe Klein Clothing Store, located at 604 North Chaparral Street. This store sold men's suits, ties, suspenders, belts, and belt buckles. Note the advertisement for Wilson's buffer hose, "In the Daily Grind of Heel and Toe."
SUBJECT   Clothing stores. (lcsh)
Employees. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)