Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Hornby's Steam Cooked Oats

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The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of an open box with a little girl appearing in the center with a red ribbon in her hair and a red dress. There are boxes of Oats in the box around her. Below, the brand and company name along with address are listed in red and black lettering. On top of the closed lid, the phrase "To The Good Housekeeper" is stated in black lettering. The back of the trade card is filled with promotions for Hornby's products. The phrase at the top reads "Use Hornby's Steam Cooked Oats" and is followed by "Superior to any oat-meal in the market" located on the left side. At the bottom, "Ready for table in 3 minutes" is written in black lettering.

Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Brand Name: Hornby's Steam Cooked Oats

Publisher: Hornby's (New York, N.Y.)

1900 (ca.)

8.6 x 11.1 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hornby's Steam Cooked Oats. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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