R/Shorten Your Food And Lengthen Your Life
The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a young woman in a mortar board and graduation gown raising her left hand and gesturing with her right hand to a tub of Cottolene. The title, "Shorten Your Food and Lengthen Your Life," is written at the top in light brown lettering. At the bottom, the company name and locations are listed in red and black lettering. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the brand Cottolene and continues with a paragraph explaining the product. Underneath, there is a couple of paragraphs dedicated to special directions for the use of Cottolene. At the bottom, the company name and locations are listed.
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Printer: Ketterlinus (Philadelphia, Pa. ; Chicago, Ill.)
Brand Name: Cottolene
Publisher: N.K. Fairbank and Co. (Chicago, Ill. ; New York, N.Y. ; St. Louis, Mo. ; Boston, Mass. ; Philadelphia, Pa. ; Montrea;, Ont. ; San Francisco, Calif.)
12.7 x 7.6 cm
Key term: Fats
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: R/Shorten Your Food And Lengthen Your Life. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=7493