Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[F. Schumacher & Company]


This is a trade card for Charles Muns, 41 Water St., N.Y., an agent for the F. Schumacher Company of Akron, Ohio. Muns' name is at the top in white block letters on a gray patterned background with his address beneath in black. On either side is a circle with Best Flour on the left and Pearl Barley on the right. Below is a large color drawing of two children sitting atop a barrel being pulled by four children and with a boy walking alongside with his hand on the barrel. In the top of the drawing is Agent For F. Schumacher, Akron, O. Beneath the drawing are three patterned gray rectangles with black printing: Rolled Wheat, Pure Wheat Farina and Rolled Avena. The cream-colored back promotes Rolled Avena, Rolled Wheat, Farina and American Oat Meal. The bottom tells that complete catalogues are sent on application to Charles Muns, 41 Water Street, New York, Agent for Eastern New York, New Jersey and New England.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: F. Schumacher Flour

Publisher: F. Schumacher (Akron, Ohio)

1865 (ca.)

8.3 x 13.3 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: [F. Schumacher & Company]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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