Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Czar Baking Powder


The front of the trade card is a color die cut figure of Czar. He is in a military uniform with multiple medals pinned on his jacket. His left hand is holding his helmet and his right hand is holding his sword. The title "Czar Baking Powder" is written in black lettering down the front of the sword. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the brand The Czar Baking Powder written in blue lettering. Below, there are a few small paragraphs promoting the product and a few lines stated from S.W. Johnson, a professor of chemistry. At the bottom, the company name and address is listed in blue lettering.

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Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Printer: Donaldson Brothers (Five Points, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Czar Baking Powder

Publisher: Steele & Emery (New Haven, Conn.)


20.3 x 7.6 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Czar Baking Powder. 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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