Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Hecker & Brother Croton Flour Mills

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Text on the front, at the center, of the salesman's calling card reads Hecker & Brother Croton Flour Mills 199, 201, 203 Cherry St., New York. Written on a red ribbon flowing from products at the bottom to an eagle at the top, with a gold medal on each side, is text reading First Premium At The World's Fair London 1851 & 1862 And New York 1858, Also At The American Institute For The Best Flour. At the bottom of the card are barrels of Croton Flour, Self Raising Flour and Graham Flour; a box of Hecker's Self Raising Flour; sacks of Magnolia, Manhattan Family Flour, and Croton Mills Extra; boxes of Hecker's Wheaten Grits, Hecker's Farina, and Hecker's Hominy. The back of the card is blank except for the salesman's name and address, written in pencil.

Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Brand Name: Hecker's

Publisher: Hecker & Brother (New York, N.Y.)

1870 (ca.)

6.0 x 9.5 cm

Advertising Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hecker & Brother Croton Flour Mills. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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