Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Grain-O The Great Health Drink A Table Beverage It's Nourishing And Strengthening. 15¢ One Pound Small Package 25¢ Two Pounds Large Package

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The front panel of the single fold leaflet includes red text that reads Grain-O The Great Health Drink A Table Beverage It's Nourishing And Strengthening 15¢ One Pound Small Package 25¢ Two Pounds Large Package. Also on the front cover is a blue illustration of a Victorian woman at a sailing ship's wheel with a dapper man serving her a hot beverage, while another woman looks on from the man's left. A sailing ship is in the background. The foreground includes a cream pitcher, a sugar bowl and another cup on a tray in front of all three people. The back panel features a drawing of a red, white and blue box of Grain-O, framed with wheat, a crown and ribbons. Below are white letters on an ornate, dark blue background reading The Drink That Takes The Place Of Coffee, then in red letters, Makes New Blood and Strong Nerves. The inside two-panel spread includes five testimonials dated 1901 or 1902, plus promotional text such as Grain-O, The King Of Coffees, Nourishing And Strengthening, Coffee Is A Stimulant Of The Most Dangerous Character, Grain-O Is A Scientific Combination of Cereals, Grain-O Is Made From Solid Grains, Beware Of Poor Bran Substitutes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Grain-O

Publisher: Genesee Pure Food Co. (Le Roy, N.Y.)

1902 (ca.)

16.2 x 8.9 cm

Leaflets

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.

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Citation: Grain-O The Great Health Drink A Table Beverage It's Nourishing And Strengthening. 15¢ One Pound Small Package 25¢ Two Pounds Large Package. 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=5831

illustration of king running with tray of tarts

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