Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Horsford's Self-Raising Bread Preparation]


The front of the trade card features a drawn colored illustration of a young boy trying to lift a large container of Horsford's Acid Phosphate and a two girls standing at the opposite end wearing red, white, and blue outfits. At the bottom the phrase "Manufactured By The Rumford Chemical Works" is written in brown lettering. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the heading "Horsford's Self-Raising Bread Preparation" and continues with information about the product and how to order it. Below, "H.M. Anthony, General Agent for the Rumford Chemical Works" is stated in black lettering.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Horsford's Acid Phosphate

Publisher: Rumford Chemical Works (Providence, R.I.)

1900 (ca.)

11.4 x 7.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Breads

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: [Horsford's Self-Raising Bread Preparation]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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