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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0047
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Clothing and accessories
TITLE   Grossman's Dry Goods Store
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Grossman's Dry Goods Store in Corpus Christi, Texas. Four men stand between displays of shirts and trousers. The man in the flat cap is owner Sam Grossman. Grossman's occupied nearly an entire block with different sections for different qualities of clothing. This section sold men's shirts, 49¢; socks, 12¢; women's stockings, 24¢; men's belts, 15¢ and 18¢; men's trousers, 89¢; and handkerchiefs, 10¢. Note than some of the signs are in Spanish.
PERSONAL NAME   Grossman, Sam, 1882 - 1971. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Clothing stores. (lcsh)
Dry goods stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Merchants. (lctgm)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)