Third Series, "Useful Birds Of America"
One of the Third Series, Useful Birds of America cards was packed in each package of Arm and Hammer Soda and Saleratus. The company would send a complete set of 30 for six two-cent stamps. The following are in the Sliker Collection: No. 1 Dickcissel; No. 2 Summer Tanager; No. 3 Painted Bunting; No. 4 Varied Bunting; No. 5 Lazuli Bunting; No. 6 American Magpie; No. 7 Prothonotary Warbler; No. 8 White-Winged Crossbill; No. 9 Bay-Breasted Warbler; No. 10 House Wren; No. 11 Scott Oriole; No. 12 Red-Winged Blackbird; No. 13 Orchard Oriole; No. 14 Phoebe; No. 15 Western Tanager; No. 16 Arkansas Kingbird; No. 17 Black-Throated Blue Warbler; No. 18 Black-Capped Chickadee; No. 19 California Jay; No. 20 Veery; No. 21 Ovenbird; No. 23 Green-Tailed Towhee; No. 24 Cowbird; No. 25 Boblink; No. 26 Green Jay; No. 27 White-Throated Swift; No. 28 Canada Warbler; No. 29 Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher; and No. 30 American Three-Toed Woodpecker.View this piece: jpg pdf
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Brand Name: Arm and Hammer Baking Soda
Publisher: Arm and Hammer Brand Soda and Saleratus (New York, N.Y.)
6.0 x 3.8 cm
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: Third Series, "Useful Birds Of America". The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=553