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ACCESSION NUMBER   976:0021:0134
CATEGORY   Business, Retail
SUBCATEGORY   Food store
TITLE   Muttera's Federal Bakery
DESCRIPTION   Interior view of Muttera's Federal Bakery located at 613 Chaparral Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two women stand behind a glass display case filled with cakes, cookies, and pastries. Loaves of bread are stacked on the case and on a bakers' rack against the wall. The woman in the white coat is Audry Black, who later married Maurice Priddy. Muttera's, owned by Fred Muttera, sold sliced rye for 7¢ per loaf, a two-layer chocolate cake for 25¢, a three-layer cake for 36¢, doughnuts for 20¢ per dozen, date bars for 15¢ per dozen, cookies for 8¢ per dozen, and cinnamon rolls for 17¢ per dozen. Fruitcakes cost 50¢ for a one-pound, 95¢ for a two-pound, $1.35 for a three-pound, and $2 for a five-pound cake. The store also sold Philadelphia cream cheese, Superior bread, and cracked wheat bread.
PERSONAL NAME   Black, Audry. (aacr2)
SUBJECT   Bakeries. (lcsh)
Interiors. (lctgm)
Sales personnel. (lctgm)
United States--Texas--Corpus Christi. (lcsh)
Women. (lcsh)