Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Saltiest Salt


The front of the trade card is a beige color with black ink. It begins at the top with the publisher "The Wadsworth Salt Co.,Wadsworth, Ohio." Then, it continues with the title "The Saltiest Salt." Underneath the title, there is a few paragraphs about what kind of carton the salt is packaged in. It also informs individuals the different sizes that are available. The front page ends with the phrase "The Saltiest Salt." The back is also a beige color with black ink. It starts off with a paragraph stating the various premiums offered such as silver ware and cut glass. The last half of the page is two different lists. One is a list of various silverware sets that are offered. The other list is the various cut glass pieces that are available. The bottom of the back has a couple lines explaining to folks how and where to send money if they would like to order a product.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Wadsworth Salt

Publisher: Wadsworth Salt Co. (Wadsworth, Ohio)

1920 (ca.)

14.6 x 6.7 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Saltiest Salt. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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