Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Woolson Spice Company's Easter Greeting [1891]

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The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a rabbit in front of a drawing of a church and village. In the bottom left corner, the title "The Woolson Spice Company Easter Greeting" is written in gray lettering. The back of the trade card is filled with various phrases written in blue lettering. Some of the phrases include "A Beautiful Card in every Package," "Sold only in one Pound Packages" and "Lion is the King of Coffees." In the top right, there is a drawn illustration of a lions head located in a white outlined circle. At the bottom, the company's name and address is listed.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Lion Coffee

Publisher: Woolson Spice Co., Manufacturers (Toledo, Ohio)


12.1 x 17.8 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Coffees

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Woolson Spice Company's Easter Greeting [1891]. 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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