Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Use Sleeper's Crescent Gloss And Corn Starch

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The front panel shows little gnomes harvesting corn with the factory in the distance. The back panel has a drawing of the trade mark (an eagle sitting on a crescent moon) next to a rose. A box in the center reads, "Sleeper's Crescent Gloss Starch is the most perfect made. Use no other. Sleeper's Crescent Corn Starch is pure, uniform and delicious. Every package guaranteed. Sleeper Starch Co., Des Moines, Iowa."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Forbes Co. (Boston, Mass.)

Brand Name: Sleeper's Crescent Starch

Publisher: Sleeper Starch Co. (Des Moines, Iowa)

1895 (ca.)

11.7 x 7.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Use Sleeper's Crescent Gloss And Corn Starch. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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