Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Robinson Crusoe's Rescue


The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of Robinson Crusoe and Friday opening a box on the beach. With the title ?Robinson Crusoe?s Rescue? written in black lettering above the illustration. The back panel contains an illustration of Cherry Jell-O. The inside panels begin with a story about Robinson Crusoe?s Rescue and continue with four Jell-O Recipes and Jell-O rules. The recipes listed are Banana Cream, Spanish Jell-O Salad, Cherry Jell-O, and Roman Sponge. 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: 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: Robinson Crusoe's Rescue. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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