Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection


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This is the fourth in a set of eight numbered trade cards, the front of which features a color drawing of a parrot, a dog and a cat (Polly, Tommy and Touser) engaged in some rambunctious activity. The background is black. Two holes are punched in the top of the card. White text reads Wow!! A color drawing of a can of luncheon beef appears in the upper left corner of the card. The back of the card includes only dark blue text on a beige background: Luncheon Beef, Ready, Unique, Delicious. Is Selling Where Canned Beef Never Sold Before. It Is Recognized Everywhere As Something Better Than Anything Packed Hitherto. See Our List Of Testimonials. Armour Packing Co., Kansas City, U.S.A.

Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Printer: Forbes (Boston, Mass.)

Brand Name: Armour's

Publisher: Armour Packing Co. (Kansas City, Mo.)


11.4 x 8.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


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

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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