Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Cracker Jack Riddles


The front cover features a drawn color illustration of a jester's head in an orange circle as he holds a jester stick. The title, "Cracker Jack Riddles," is written in red and black lettering at the top. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in black lettering. The back cover contains a drawn black and white illustration of the Cracker Jack factory followed by the phrase "The Home of Cracker Jack." The front end page consists of the Cracker Jack trademark at the top and continues with a paragraph describing the product offered from Cracker Jack. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various "Cracker Jack Riddles" that all entail a question followed by the answer in bold lettering. The back end page begins at the top with "A Modern Candy Plant" and continues by explaining the factory illustration located on the back cover. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in black lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Cracker Jack

Publisher: Rueckheim Bros. and Eckstein, Cracker Jack and Candy Makers (Chicago, Ill.)

1925 (ca.)

32 p.

12.7 x 7 cm


Language: English

Key term: Trademarks

Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


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

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