Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Church & Co.'s Soda


The front and back panels of this single-fold, die-cut trade card features a color drawing of a loaf of bread, with a logo for Church & Co's. Soda appearing as a yellow stamp on the bread. The inside left panel has two naked children sitting on a bluebird, with one holding a yellow flag for Church & Co's Soda, while the other child holds onto the far tip of the flag. The bluebird rests on a color drawing of a Church & Co's. Soda box, with a branch of pink dogwood below. Text on the panel reads Our Luggage Is No Trouble, When We Travel O'er The Land, For We Carry But A Box Of The Arm And Hammer Brand. The opposite panel includes a color drawing of the same two children sitting on the pink dogwood branch, with one holding high the box of Church & Co's. Soda. Text below reads When Your Housekeeping Commences, Be Sure You Have On Hand, A Box Of Baking Soda Of The Arm & Hammer Brand.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Arm and Hammer Baking Soda

Publisher: Arm and Hammer Division of Church and Dwight Co., Inc. (N.J.)

1915 (ca.)

8.3 x 14.3 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Church & Co.'s Soda. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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