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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0086
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Eating establishment
TITLE   A-1 Cafe
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of the A-1 Cafe in Corpus Christi, Texas. Four men sit on stools at the lunch counter at right. Two men, one holding a tray stacked with cups and saucers, stand behind the counter. A row of cafe tables and chairs line the left side of the room. The cafe sold a plate lunch with a drink for 25¢. Beers sold were Schlitz, Pearl, Regal, and Gunther's. Note the wooden buffet in the rear of the room. The man behind the counter in the letter vest was probably from the nearby town of Mathis.
SUBJECT   Cafés. (lcsh)
Consumers. (lctgm)
Diners (Restaurants). (lcsh)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Men. (lcsh)
Restaurant workers. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)