Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Calumet Baking Powder Absolutely Pure


This leaflet is a die-cut of a can. The front panel begins on the lid with the title "Calumet Baking Powder Absolutely Pure" written in white lettering. Below, there is a Chief Calumet located in the center surrounded by phrases such as "Not made by trust," "Contents 1lb.," and "Calumet Baking Powder." The back panel is exactly the same as the front. The inside panels are titled "Try These Recipes" and contain three recipes including Calumet Muffins, Colonial Bread, and Calumet Biscuits. Each recipe consists of a list of all ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in blue lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Calumet Baking Powder

Publisher: Calumet Baking Powder Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

1910 (ca.)

15.9 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Calumet Baking Powder Absolutely Pure. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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