Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Bi-Carbonate Of Soda

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The front cover is a Victorian multi-color design on white with a thin blue frame. "Bi-Carbonate" is above and "of Soda" below a Coat of Arms logo. A ribbon below has "Joshua Anthony & Co., Manufacturers of, and Baking Powder in three lines with Clifton Park, N.Y. on a banner at the bottom. The back cover has a 1876 calendar in a Victorian frame with an eagle on top, all in dark red on a yellow background. There is a decorative green, yellow and blue border. Hirsch & Larzelere, Prs., 30 S. 4th St., Phila. is at the bottom in small print. The first pages have lithographs of the Natrona and Greenwich Chemical Works factories. "To The Trade," a message from the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co., contains test results and endorsements from various chemists. Following are "Receipts" for breads, cakes, pudding, cookies, doughnuts and remedies for indigestion and toothaches.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Pennsalt

Publisher: Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)


16 p.

12.6 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Bi-Carbonate Of Soda. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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