Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Health Through Whole Grain Diets


The front cover features a drawn illustration of a little girl wearing a white dress in a wheat field. Below the illustration, the title "Health Through Whole Grain Diets" is written in orange and black lettering on a white banner. The back cover is filled with a black and grey checked background plus a "Whole Grain Cereals Health" shield in the center. The front end page is plain besides for the copyright information and a pink checkered line along the right side of the page. The following inside pages continue with the heading "Health Through Whole Grain Diets" and is followed by topics such as Healthy bodies are safe bodies, Whole grain builds resistance, The tragedy of the four thousand, A thrilling war story and A modern miracle. Towards the back of the inside pages, various products including Ralston, Maple-flake, Ry-Krisp, Checker-corn Flake, Purina Whole Wheat Flour and Purina Whole Wheat Bread are discussed and described through a few paragraphs on each page. The back end page entails a checkered bowl with steam coming out from the top with a spoon on the right side of it.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Magill-Weinsheimer Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

Brand Name: Ralston, Purina, Bran Chex, Rice Chex, and Wheat Chex

Publisher: Purina Mills (St. Louis, Mo.)


30 p.

15.6 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Health Through Whole Grain Diets. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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