Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Gem Freezer]


The front of the trade card is a drawn color illustration of a little girl in a red dress with four fairies. There is one fairy sitting next to her while the other three are around the "Gem Freezer." The back of the trade card is a promotion for "The Gem Ice Cream Freezer Double Action." There are two paragraphs describing the new and improved product along with different prices for various sizes. At the very bottom, the dealers name and information is listed "Parker & Wood, Agriculture Implements, Seeds, Wood ware. Wood's Ice Tools, 49 No. Market Street, 46 Merchants Row. Boston.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Gem Ice Cream Freezer

Publisher: American Machine Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

1900 (ca.)

7.0 x 11.2 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: [Gem Freezer]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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