Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[A Few Facts Worth Noting From Fleischmann and Co.]

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The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of a woman in a blue Victorian dress with puffy sleeves slicing bread. In the upper right hand corner there is a yellow label containing the company name and the patent for compressed yeast. The back panel is made up of a yellow and pink banner stating "A Few Facts Worth Noting From Fleischmann & Co" in black lettering located in the center. Below, there is a stamp consisting of a few lines of purple lettering. The inside panels begin with the heading "Any Lady" and continues with a brief paragraph describing the recipe books that Fleischmann & Company have to offer. The next heading located on the inside pages is "Directions For Using Fleischmann & Co.'s Compressed Yeast." Below, there are various recipes for foods such as white bread, Boston brown bread, buckwheat cakes, muffins, waffles, excellent buns, and cerealine bread. All recipes include detailed directions on how to prepare the dish written in blue lettering.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Fleischmann's Yeast

Publisher: Fleischmann and Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio)

1900 (ca.)

15.2 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: [A Few Facts Worth Noting From Fleischmann and Co.]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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