Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Watch Him Grow! [1929]

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This is a metamorphic folder which contains a little boy becoming a school boy and then a man. The front panel features an illustration of a little boy with brown hair holding a red ball. Below the illustration, the title "Watch Him Grow!" is written in blue lettering. The back panel begins at the top with two different boxes of Ry-Krisp followed by the phrase "Popular at all meals" and a couple paragraphs describing the product. At the bottom, the phrase "Buy from your grocer" is listed in blue lettering. The inside panels each contain a different product of Ralston Purina Co. such as "New Oata," "Purina Whole Wheat Flour," "Purina Whole Wheat Bread," "Checker Redi-Cooked Oats" and "Checker-Corn Flake." There is a picture for each product followed by a description written in blue lettering.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

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

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


12.4 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Watch Him Grow! [1929]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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