Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Heckers Perfect Baking Powder

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The front of the card features a color drawing of children playing badminton, with the title text appearing on the net, Heckers Perfect Baking Powder. A banner in the lower right includes text reading G.V. Hecker Co., Croton Mills Flour, Farina, Self Raising Flour, Established 1843. In the light colored border around the drawing, additional text reads (Litho By) The Hatch Lith. Co., New York. The back of the card includes a promotional message under the heading A Fair Test, related to government contracts. It is signed George V. Hecker & Co., 203 Cherry St., New York.

Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Printer: Hatch Lith. Co. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Hecker's

Publisher: George V. Hecker & Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1887 (ca.)

8.9 x 14.0 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Heckers Perfect Baking Powder. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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