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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0049
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. A woman sits behind a counter of cosmetics, handbags, and accessories, and a man stands between displays of men's clothing and accessories. Displays of Sweet Pea talc and Wright's Bias Fold Tape sit on the counter. A table of flat caps is in the foreground. Grossman's occupied nearly an entire block with different sections for different qualities of clothing. This section sold men's caps for 59¢; men's dress pants, 98¢; dress shirts, 39¢; ties, 5¢-10¢; handkerchiefs, 3¢-10¢; neckties; handbags; and Sweet Pea talc, 10¢. Note the sign behind the woman, "Full Speed Ahead. Now is the Time to Buy," distributed by the National Recovery Administration (NRA).
SUBJECT   Clothing stores. (lcsh)
Dry goods stores. (lctgm)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)