Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Coffee Facts For Homemakers

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Text on the front cover of the pamphlet reads Coffee Facts For Homemakers, then near the bottom of the cover, Bulletin No. 2. A color drawing of a coffee tree in bloom is on the cover, with the text sections with a white background. Bordering the title box on the left and right are color drawings of blossoms, leaves and coffee beans. The back cover features a color drawing of a plantation supervisor inspecting ripe beans on a coffee tree. No text appears on the back cover. On page two, a Seal Of Acceptance logo is included from the American Medical Association's Committee On Foods. On the same page, it is noted that the publication was first copyrighted in 1931 by the Bureau of Coffee Information, and that this copy is the third printing. At the bottom of the page, text reads Sponsored By The American Can Company, Printed in U.S.A. Text sections that follow cover topics such as Growing Coffee; Blending Coffee; Roasting Coffee; Grinding Coffee; Vacuum Packed Coffee; How To Taste Coffee; and The Aroma Test. Three pages of recipes conclude the pamphlet.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Young, Isabel N.

Brand Name: American Can (tin cans)

Publisher: American Can Co. (New York, N.Y.)


20 p.

22.9 x 15.6 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Young, Isabel N.. Coffee Facts For Homemakers. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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