Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Do You Need Iron? Food-Ferrin Is A Modern Source Of Assimilable Iron


The front panel has a picture of a woman holding a tray with a glass and two bottles of food-ferrin. There is an orange border with the sub-title and a black one with the company name and address. The back panel has a black border at the top with Proof that food ferrin builds up hemoglobin. There are graphs and a narrative on the graphs. There is a dealer stamp below orange and black lines: Boston Store, Drug Dept., State & Madison Sts., Chicago, Ill. [Form] 30362 is in the bottom left corner. The inside panels have an orange border on the left with a boy and a woman, both drinking food ferrin. There is information on the use of food-ferrin to insure extra amounts of iron in the daily diet. There is a picture of the Battle Creek Sanitarium. There is a black border at the bottom right of the orange border that says: Used and endorsed by the Battle Creek Sanitarium.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Battle Creek Food

Publisher: Battle Creek Food Co. (Battle Creek, Mich.)

1941 (ca.)

15.9 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Do You Need Iron? Food-Ferrin Is A Modern Source Of Assimilable Iron. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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