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State Archives of Florida
Customers shopping at Publix super market - Saint Petersburg, Florida.
Shelf number: 036308.
Part of the giant Webb City, Inc. in Saint Petersburg is this deluxe super market, which occupies the length of a city block. Started in the 1920's as a small drug store, the company has expanded to include all phases of merchandising and even has its own post office. The company, headed by J. Earl Webb, now includes 57 stores.
Webb's City was located in St. Petersburg at 9th Street and 2nd Avenue South. It began as a small store in 1925 by James Earl "Doc" Webb (1899-1983) and eventually expanded to a bazaar of 77 stores covering 7 city blocks. It closed on August 18, 1979.
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Stokes, Jim. Customers shopping at Publix super market - Saint Petersburg, Florida. 1961. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/78678>, accessed 22 May 2022.
Stokes, Jim. Customers shopping at Publix super market - Saint Petersburg, Florida. 1961. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 May. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/78678>.
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(State Archives of Florida/Stokes)