Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

J-A-K-E-S Jingle Book

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The front cover features a cartoon of a boy wearing a black sombrero while riding a white goose over a quarter moon. The title, "J-A-K-E-S Jingle Book" is written in red lettering against a yellow background. The back cover contains a blue capsules box above a spilled yellow container of capsules. At the bottom, there is a blank white space for the salesman's name. In the bottom right corner, the printing information is listed. The inside pages are dedicated to depicting the different uses of Jaques' Little Wonder Capsules through drawn color illustrations and informational paragraphs. The medicine can be used for such things as indigestion, heartburn, sour stomach, gas on the stomach, and dizziness. There are no page numbers.

Donor: Wineberg, Susan

Printer: The Syracuse Press, Inc. (Syracuse, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Jaques' Little Wonder Capsules

Publisher: Jaques Capsule Co., Inc. (Plattsburg, N.Y.)

1925 (ca.)

15.2 x 11.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: J-A-K-E-S Jingle Book. 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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