Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Legend Of The Golden Chair


The front panel is off white with red lettering and a pen and ink drawing of a young Alice sitting in the golden chair with a cushion under her feet. The back panel has pen and ink drawings of the factories. The front end page has an advertisement for Hires Rootbeer. The back end page has directions on making Hires Rootbeer. The story of Alice has pen and ink illustrations on each page. Page 13-16 have promotional information and testimonials about Hires Rootbeer. Page 16 has a list of three premiums you can select from if you mail in five signature labels and three 2-cent stamps.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hires Root Beer

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

1892 (ca.)

16 p.

8.9 x 13.0 cm


Language: English

Key term: Soft Drinks

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Legend Of The Golden Chair. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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