Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Hires Extracts For Root Beer At Home Wholesome And Refreshing


The front panel has an orange block behind a black title in a light and dark green frame which is Victorian deco. There is a young child holding a glass of rootbeer sitting on the floor and looking at the title. The back panel has other delicious drinks. The leaflet is a five fold color leaflet written in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Slavic, Polish, and Hebrew. There are recipes for candy, ice cream, cake, icing, and gelatine. Two panels are on how to make rootbeer or ginger ale at home. One panel has advertisements for the sparklet syphon and the eveready capper. One panel has Three generations of Americans.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hires Root Beer

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

1920 (ca.)

10.5 x 7.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hires Extracts For Root Beer At Home Wholesome And Refreshing. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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