Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Common Wayside Flowers


The front and back covers feature a color wraparound drawing of a country setting with a country rose in the foreground. Its on white stock with light blue frame. The front cover text reads Common Wayside Flowers, while the back cover text is Compliments Of Dwinell-Wright Co. White House coffee & Tea Boston-Chicago. The inside front cover features text about the coffee plant and White House Coffee, accompanied by a color drawing of a coffee plant and a black and white drawing of a White House Coffee container. The inside back cover is similar in format, but focuses on tea, a tea plant and White House Tea. The first inside page makes reference to the "excellent reproductions of a few of the many hundreds of common wayside flowers." Each subsequent page includes color drawings of three plants complete with short annotations.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: White House Coffee

Publisher: Dwinell-Wright Co. (Boston, Mass. ; Chicago, Ill.)


16 p.

11.4 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Common Wayside Flowers. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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