Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

His First Taste And He Likes It


The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a blond, blue eyed boy wearing a red top with a white bib and eating his macaroni with a fork in his right hand. In his left hand, he is holding a box of Columbia Macaroni. The title "His First Taste and He Likes It" is written in blue and brown lettering at the bottom. At the top, the brand Columbia Macaroni is written in blue and yellow lettering. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the phrase "It you want the best, insist on Columbia Macaroni." Below, there are promotional phrases for the Columbia Macaroni including "The Best Grocers Keep The Columbia Brand." At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in blue lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Forbes Co.

Brand Name: Columbia Macaroni

Publisher: Columbia Macaroni And Manu. Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1900 (ca.)

15.2 x 10.2 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: His First Taste And He Likes It. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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