Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The 20th Century Fairy


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a woman lying in bed while being served Jell-O by another woman. The title ?The 20th Century Fairy? is written in black lettering to the right of the illustration. The back panel contains a large colored illustration of orange Jell-O with the phrase ?Recipe Inside? written in black lettering in the bottom right hand corner. The inside pages begin with a story about ?The Twentieth Century Fairy? and continue with three recipes for Jell-O and rules for Jell-O. The three recipes listed are Orange Jell-O, Chocolate Walnut Jell-O, and Peach Whip. All recipes include step-by-step directions on how to prepare the dish written in black lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

Publisher: Jell-O Co., Inc. (Le Roy, N.Y.)

1928 (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 20th Century Fairy. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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