Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

A Friend In Need


The front cover of the pamphlet features text in red and black reading A Friend In Need, Facts Worth Knowing About Arm & Hammer Baking Soda, As A Proven Medicinal Agent. A color drawing of a Church & Co's. Soda box is on the cover, as well as another featuring a young girl holding a glass as her mother wearing a blue dress holds a box of Church & Co's. Soda, putting a spoonful into the girl's glass. The back cover features a larger color drawing of the Church & Co's. Soda box. An index to the inside pages includes categories of information such as Baby's Bath, Body Odors, Colds and Influenza, Headache, Hives, Indigestion, Insect Bites, Ivy Poisoning, Mouth Wash, Perspiration, Scalds or Burns, Sunburn, and Toothache. Only a couple of black and white drawings accompany text on the inside pages.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Arm and Hammer Baking Soda

Publisher: Arm and Hammer Brand Soda and Saleratus (New York, N.Y.)


28 p.

14.3 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: A Friend In Need. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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