Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

"Say, Mama, I Want Another Glass Of Hire's Rootbeer"


The front panel has a blonde, blued eyed boy with a bib on pointing with his left hand. He has a sweet in his right hand. There is a bowl with a glass of Hire's Rootbeer in front of him. The back panel has blue text. It states: The picture of the little boy on the front of this card is reproduced from a photograph taken from live. He is a great lover of Hire's Rootbeer. The text continues with an advertisement for Hire's Rootbeer and Hire's cough candy.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Knapp Litho (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Hires Root Beer

Publisher: Charles E. Hires Co. (Philadelphia, Pa. ; Malvern, Pa.)


12.1 x 7.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: "Say, Mama, I Want Another Glass Of Hire's Rootbeer". The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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