Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The History Of Our American Flag. Compliments Of Chase & Sanborn Importers Of Tea & Coffee Boston & Chicago


The front panel has a winged goddess holding a peace wreath above a 45 star flag. The back panel has three light blue sections. The first one says One pound of this tea makes over 200 cups and has two boxes of tea. The second one has two coffee cans, one on its side open and says Finest grown. The third section says For sale by J. Wildern & Son, Charlotte, Mich. The front end page has the story of the Boston Tea Party. There are pictures of the Colonial Flag, carried by New England ships; flags used at White Plains, 1776; the flag borne by American troops at the start of the Revolutionary War; the Bunker Hill flag and its story; the Pine Tree flag and the Rattlesnake flag with the history of both; the first Union flag and its story; and the first national flag, designed by Betsy Ross, and its story. The back end page has an eagle holding a flag pole with the American flag with a statement that Chase & Sanborn's Seal Brand Java and Mocha are the standard article. The trademark is on the bottom of the page. there are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Gray Lith. Co. (N.Y.)

Brand Name: Chase & Sanborn

Publisher: Chase & Sanborn, Tea and Coffee Importers (Boston, Mass. ; Montreal, Quebec ; Chicago, Ill.)


10.2 x 7.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The History Of Our American Flag. Compliments Of Chase & Sanborn Importers Of Tea & Coffee Boston & Chicago. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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