Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Parke-Davis Vanilla Extract Special: An Orchid, Too!


The front cover is white with a blue rectangle with five orchids in it. Below that is a yellow border with two blue lines above and below which contains the title in blue print. An Orchid, too! Is in blue lettering under that. The back cover has two yellow borders, top and bottom. The top one says: Sold only by retail druggists and the bottom one is blank. The seal of approval by the Bureau of Foods, Sanitation, and Health, Good Housekeeping Magazine is on the back. Below that, it states The Whitehead Drug Stores, Three Stores, Owosso, Michigan. In the lower left corner is MP-49. The inside pages have yellow borders top and bottom. The last page has tested and approved recipes by Miss Farmer's School of Cookery, Boston, Mass. The back end page explains why it is superior. There are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Parke-Davis

Publisher: Parke, Davis & Co. (Detroit, Mich.)

1924 (ca.)

12 p.

15.9 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Parke-Davis Vanilla Extract Special: An Orchid, Too!. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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