Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Grain-O The King Of Cereal Coffees Good For Every Member Of The Family


The front panel includes text that reads Grain-O The King Of Cereal Coffees Good For Every Member Of The Family, on a light green background. It also has a color drawing of a grandmother, mother, father and baby sitting at a dessert table, being served by a maid carrying three cups and a mug on a serving tray. The back panel features a large, red, white and blue drawing of a box of Grain-O, with a cup below with steaming fumes rising behind the box. The single spread across the two inside panels of the leaflet includes five product testimonials dated either 1901 or 1902. Preceding the testimonials is promotional text for the product, including Grain-O, The King Of Cereal Coffees, Nourishing And Strengthening, Coffee Vs. Alcohol, Coffee Is A Stimulant Of The Most Dangerous Character, Grain-O Is A Scientific Combination Of Cereals, Grain-O Is Made From Solid Grains, and Beware Of Poor Bran Substitutes. At the bottom of the two-panel spread is the text, Prepared By The Genesee Pure Food Co., Le Roy, N.Y.

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Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Brand Name: Grain-O

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

1902 (ca.)

16.2 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

Key term: Coffees

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Grain-O The King Of Cereal Coffees Good For Every Member Of The Family. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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