Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Jenny Wren "Self-Rising" Flour

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The front panel features a drawn color illustration of a woman holding a strawberry shortcake near a dining table and buffet. The title, "Jenny Wren Self-Rising Flour" is written in green and red lettering against an orange background. The back panel contains a drawn color illustration of birds flying to and from a Wren House. The phrase "Dodson Wren House Free" is written in blue lettering followed by a box of Jenny Wren Self-Rising Flour. The inside panels begin with a Jenny Wren Premium Coupon and continue with various recipes that use Jenny Wren Flour in them. Some recipes include doughnuts, muffins, white layer cake, cup cakes, and devil's food cake. The last fold includes directions on how to "Get a genuine Dodson Wren House free." There are four bird houses shown and described including the honeymoon, Dodson 2 apartment, Dodson aristocrat, and Dodson 4 apartment. There is a coupon in the bottom left corner with a fancy border and black lettering inside of it.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jenny Wren Flour

Publisher: Jenny Wren Co. (Lawrence, Kansas)

1930 (ca.)

12.7 x 7.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Jenny Wren "Self-Rising" Flour. 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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