Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Prudential Ins. Co. Of America, Home Office, Newark, N.J.


The front of the trade card is a colored drawing of a woman holding her baby standing in the doorway listening to a salesman. There are five other children watching around the front of the red brick house. In the distance, there is a coach with two horses at the front. At the bottom, the title "The Prudential Ins. Co. of America, Home Office, Newark, N.J. is written in a brown color text. The back starts out with "The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Home Office, Newark, N.J." written in blue. Below it, there are various promotions about insuring persons from one to seventy-five years of age, premiums that take place weekly and claims being paid immediately. At the bottom, the address is written, which is "114 Ellison St., Paterson, N.J. John MacDonald, Sup't."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Brett Lithographing Co. (Long Island City, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Prudential Insurance Company

Publisher: Prudential Insurance Co. (Newark, N.J.)

1884 (ca.)

7.6 x 11.4 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Life Insurance

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Prudential Ins. Co. Of America, Home Office, Newark, N.J.. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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