Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection



The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a little girl wearing a red dress with puffed white sleeves and a white apron as she holds her hands in front of a lamp to project a horse. The title "Shadowgraph" is written in black and blue lettering above the illustration. The back cover begins at the top with two phrases and continues with a silver wrapped yeast cake in the center. At the bottom, "Fleischmann's Compressed Yeast" is listed in black lettering. The front end page is titled "The Universal Favor" and contains a promotion for Fleischmann and Company. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various shadow images made depicted by a pair of hands and a black shadow. Some of the images include bears, geese, bunnies, and elephants. The back end page is made up of a list of "Fleischmann's Compressed Yeast Free Silverware Free." No page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Fleischmann's Yeast

Publisher: Fleischmann and Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio)


12.7 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

Key term: Yeasts

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


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

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