Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The St. Louis Beef Canning Co. [Man Sitting On Single Can Of St. Louis Beef]

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This African-American racial stereotype trade card, one of a set of five, has a color drawing of an African-American young man sitting on a can of St. Louis Solid Corned Beef and embracing another can with his left arm. He is wearing yellow and red striped pants, white shirt, red tie, gray long jacket and black shoes. At the bottom in a white background is "No Sah!! dont jine no Exodus so long as dis Beef lasts."

Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Printer: Wemple and Co. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: St. Louis Beef Canning Co.

Publisher: St. Louis Beef Canning Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)

1870 (ca.)

12.4 x 7.5 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.

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Citation: The St. Louis Beef Canning Co. [Man Sitting On Single Can Of St. Louis Beef]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=6585

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