Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Use Czar Baking Powder


The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of two young women in high buttoned shoes. One is wearing a pink and red outfit as she carries a tray of baked goods while the other one is wearing a blue and black outfit and is holding a can of Czar Baking Powder. The title "Use Czar Baking Powder" is written in yellow, blue, and red lettering against a black background. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the phrase "Read What" and continues with a statement given by S.W. Johnson, a professor of chemistry at Yale College. At the bottom the company name and address is listed in red lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Czar Baking Powder

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

1900 (ca.)

12.4 x 7.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Baking Powder

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Use 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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