Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Envelope with enclosures - Henkel's Flour]


The left hand side of the front of the envelope has a list products made. It has the address to the right of that and a franking for one cent postage. It is postmarked Detroit, Mich. 1900 and was sent to Geo. W. Smith, Mattawamakeag, Maine. The back is blank. There are two enclosures. The one is for Ideal Patent Flour and has the company's seal of purity on it. The background is a horizontal striped blue with the title in white letter - About Good Flour. The back has a blue frame with decorations at the top and bottom. There is a red drawing of a boy playing a flute and a suggestion that you ask your grocer to carry Henkel's Flour. The inside panels have information about the making of and what makes a good flour and discusses the Seal of Purity. The other enclosure has green lettering and green drawings of back of Henkel's Flour at the top. The advertisement discusses that you can easily make pancakes early in the morning and you get more for your money than the competitors. The warranty and company address are at the bottom. The back is blank.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Henkel's Flour

Publisher: Commercial Milling Co. (Cleveland, Ohio ; Detroit, Mich. ; Pittsburgh, Pa.)


16.3 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: [Envelope with enclosures - Henkel's Flour]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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