Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How To Make Hires Root Beer Also Hires Gingerbeer And Hires Birchbeer


The front panel is black ink on beige newsprint. The back panel has Two other home-made beverage...each delicious and economical variety for your family. At the bottom is has printed in U.S.A. x1932-3 oz. The leaflet is a single sheet of paper folded lengthwise and then in fourths. When open full it states Important statement of facts Why you should insist on Hires Root Beer. There are recipes, and an advertisement for the Eveready capper and crown caps. There is a coupon for free samples of Hires products you have not yet enjoyed. There are foreign directions for making Root Beer Ginger Beer Birch Beer from Hires Extracts. The languages are French, Italian, Spanish, German, Slavic, Polish, and Hebrew.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Hires Root Beer

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


11.4 x 7.2 cm



  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Slavic
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Citation: How To Make Hires Root Beer Also Hires Gingerbeer And Hires Birchbeer. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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