Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Travels Of The Shaker Salt Doll In The Royal Table Lands Of The World

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The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a doll dressed in a tan bonnet with a blue tie, and coat with cape top. There is a round box of Shaker Salt in her right arm and a large tan suitcase in her left hand. The title "Travels of the Shaker Salt Doll in the Royal Tale Lands of the World" is written in blue, red, and black lettering to the right of the doll. In the background, there is a map containing countries such as Spain, England, and Africa. The back cover contains a large container of Shaker Table Salt Always Dry with two phrases on each side written in black and yellow lettering. The front end page is titled "The Fairy of the Salt" and entails the overview about the shaker lady. The inside pages are dedicated to different events throughout the doll's travels to different countries. Some of her travels included England, Spain, Russia, Turkey, and Japan. Each event has a drawn colored illustration to go along with it. The back end page entails a promotion for Shaker Salt written in black lettering. No page numbers. The original decorated envelope is included. The front of the envelope features a drawn colored illustration of the same doll on the cover of the pamphlet holding the hands of individuals that she meets on her journey. The back of the envelope contains a stamp, return address, mailing address, and illustrations of a few characters from her story.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Diamond Salt

Publisher: Diamond Crystal Salt Co. (St. Clair, Mich.)


12.7 x 17.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Travels Of The Shaker Salt Doll In The Royal Table Lands Of The World. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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