Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Care And Feeding Of Infants


The front cover begins at the top with the title "The Care And Feeding Of Infants" written in black lettering. Below, there are four paragraphs describing the health and nutrition an infant should have. The back cover contains a can of Eagle Brand Milk and continues with the phrase "Whether as an ideal food for infants or for general household use." At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in black lettering. The inside pages contain informational paragraphs describing Borden's Eagle Brand Condensed Milk and why it is good for an infant. There are also paragraphs explaining topics such as bottle and nipple, temperature, cleanliness, regularity, bath, clothing, fresh air, exercise, unsweetened milk, Borden's Malted Milk, nursing mothers, and for general use. On the second inside page, there is a "Table of dilution strength and times of feeding Eagle Brand Condensed Milk" listed from the age of three days to 1 year. No page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Borden's

Publisher: Borden's Condensed Milk Co. (New York)

1915 (ca.)

15.9 x 13 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Care And Feeding Of Infants. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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