Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Domestic Quotations

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The front panel features a packaged ham in the center with a red, blue, and gold shield as the label. There is a dove located in the top right corner followed by the title "Domestic Quotations" written in green lettering. At the bottom, the company name and address is also written in green lettering. The back panel begins with the phrase "Our Trade-Mark" Hams and Boneless Bacon and continues with a drawn color illustration of packaged bacon with a gold, red, and white label. At the bottom "First-Class Trade" is written in green lettering. The inside panels start off at the top with the phrase "Our Constant Aim Is To Make Them The Finest In The World" and is followed by a list of the company's meats. Some of the types of meats include hams, bacon, tongues, beef, and pork. The size, weight, and price of the meat is also listed. On the right side, there is a "Remember" statement that entails four statements about their products. Domestic quotations refers to prices not to quotes. The prices are for 'naked meats'; covered meats cost 1/2 cent per pound. In the list of meats; the abbreviation bbl standards for barrel.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Our Trade-Mark Meats

Publisher: F.A. Ferris and Co. (New York, N.Y.)


14.6 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Domestic Quotations. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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