Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Food Ferrin The New Food Iron


The front panel features a drawn colored illustration of an orange bull's eye behind a bottle of Food Ferrin. There are orange and white poles holding a sign board that contains the title "Food Ferrin The New Food Iron" which is written in orange and black lettering. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed. The back panel contains the heading "Babies and Growing Children Need Food-Ferrin" and continues with two informational paragraphs describing the uses for Food-Ferrin. At the bottom, the company name and address plus merchant's name and address are stated in black lettering. The inside panels are divided into different informational sections such as Ordinary Iron Not Assimilated, Effects on General Nutrition, Why Food-Ferrin is Efficient, and Food-Ferrin Not a Drug. All of these headings are written in orange lettering followed with a paragraph written in black lettering. All inside panels are outlined with a thin orange line.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Battle Creek Food

Publisher: Battle Creek Food Co. (Battle Creek, Mich.)

1930 (ca.)

16.2 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


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

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