Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Durkee Famous Food Recipes


The front cover has a continuation of a wrap around color illustration that starts on the back cover of the Durkee Building at the Chicago World's Fair. The title at the bottom of the page is in white letters with a dark blue background. The back cover has "A Century Of Progress Chicago" at the bottom of the page in white lettering with a dark blue background. Front end panel has black and white illustrations of Durkee products lined up diagonally in three rows. There is a yellow border along the left and bottom edge with "Durkee Famous Foods" across the bottom in black. This is a souvenir pamphlet of A Century of Progess and is dedicated to the American Housewife. The second to last two pages have information on baking shortenings and cocoanut, cotton seed and corn oil products. The last page and back end page have drawings of the Durkee factories nationwide. There are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Durkee's

Publisher: Durkee Famous Foods Inc. (Norwalk, Ohio)


13.7 x 12 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Durkee Famous Food Recipes. 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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