Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Jell-O Girl In China (no. 10)


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of the Jell-O girl, her parrot, and a rickshaw driver walking up the steps to the Forbidden City. The title ?The Jell-O Girl in China? is written in white lettering below the illustration. The back cover contains an illustration of Jell-O Birthday Cake and the second half of the recipe for Cherry Jell-O. The inside panels begin with a story for ?With The Jell-O Girl In China? and continue with five Jell-O recipes. The recipes listed are Jell-O Birthday Cake, Grapefruit Salad, Chocolate Walnut Jell-O, Roman Sponge, and Cherry Jell-O. All recipes are written in black lettering and entail directions on how to prepare the dish.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

Publisher: Genesee Pure Food Co. (Le Roy, N.Y.)

1925 (ca.)

6.4 x 7.6 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: The Jell-O Girl In China (no. 10). The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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