Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The AMC Perfect Cereals


The front of the trade card features a color drawing of a woman wearing a large pink hat adorned with ostrich features, plus a long ruffled dress, as she talks on a wall telephone. The white title text - The AMC Perfect Cereals - is in a red triangle in the upper left corner of the trade card. Her conversation is printed next to her, opening with Hello Central!! She is asking to be sent a package of AMC rolled oats, among other ingredients. The back of the trade card is devoted exclusively to text, headlined Try A.M.C. Perfect Flour, then it lists individual products: Rolled Oats; Oat Meal; Oat Farina; Farina; Graham Farina; Grain of Gold; Cracked, Rolled and Pearled Wheat; Pearled Hominy and Hominy Grits; and Pearlted and Rolled Barley. At the bottom is a notation identifying the retailer: O.D. Prescott, General Merchandise, Greenville, N.H.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Quaker Oats

Publisher: Akron Milling Co. (Akron, Ohio ; New York, N.Y.)

1885 (ca.)

14.9 x 8.6 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


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

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