Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Latest Hires Cook Book Flavoring The Ends Monotony


The front panel has a diagonal green and white deco in the upper left and lower right corners. There is a diamond photo of a family at a dining table. The back panel has black deco top and bottom. There is a picture of a package of Hires root boo extract with A product of purity since 1869 and sold by careful dealers. At the bottom is printed in U.S.A. x-26. The front end page has an advertisement for Hires title The modern hostess is alert to serving the new. The back end page has art deco frames top and bottom with Save money on beverages. The photos and text are in green. The centerfold has Hires Household Recipes have the approval of woman authoritative in domestic science. There are photos of four women and quotes from each. There are recipes for pastries, desserts, candies, cooling drinks, and icing & sauces. It comes with the original envelope.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hires Root Beer

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

1926 (ca.)

23 p.

15.9 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

Key term: Soft Drinks

Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: The Latest Hires Cook Book Flavoring The Ends Monotony. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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