Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How To Make Salads


The front cover begins on the left side with the title "How to make salads" written in brown lettering. To the right of the title and below, there is a drawn color illustration of a little girl in a green frock pouring Royal Salad Dressing on a lobster. Toward the bottom of the right corner, the author is listed in red lettering followed by a turkey that appears to be running away. In the bottom left corner, the printer is stated. The back page has a large bottle of Royal Salad Dressing with two phrases on each side of the bottle. In the center of the bottle, there is The Horton-Cato MFG Co. trade mark symbol. The inside pages start off with a title page that consist of the title along with a drawn illustration of a lobster and a chicken with a bottle of Royal Salad Dressing. After the title page, there are three pages that entail paragraphs explaining the product and when it can be used. The following inside pages are various recipes for different salads. The very last page is an "About the author" page where John A. Campbell is discussed. There are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Campbell, John A.

Printer: Calvert Lith Co. (Detroit, Mich.)

Brand Name: Royal Salad Dressing

Publisher: Horton-Cato MFG Co. (Detroit, Mich.)


14.3 x 11.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Campbell, John A.. How To Make Salads. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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