Soda jerks at Smiths Corner Drug in Williams

Smiths Corner Drug in Williams, circa 1950s. The Gallery in Williams now occupies that building. (Photo/Williams Library Historical Photo Archive)

Smiths Corner Drug in Williams, circa 1950s. The Gallery in Williams now occupies that building. (Photo/Williams Library Historical Photo Archive)

This is the mid-1950s. From left: Ivan Smith, Bobbie Smith, Socorro Avila, Mrs. Berger, Ms. Navarro and Katherine Gonzales.

I worked with all of these people as a soda jerk one summer and weekends.

Randall Hosesiema, the jewelry maker at Vaugh's Indian Store, was a regular 2 p.m. each afternoon for a 5 cent root beer that was served in a paper cone that fit in a bake-lite base.

Glenda Gum Barber

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