Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Van Houten's Cocoa]

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The front of the moveable advertising card features a tan and brown windmill with the phrase "Mill Established 1828" written in brown lettering and located in the center. At the bottom, there is a sign on the right hand side that states "Van Houten's Cocoa" in brown lettering. The back of the moveable advertising card contains various promotions about Van Houten's Cocoa. On the bottom right and left tabs, the words "Bend Here" are stated in brown lettering and enable the windmill to stand.

Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Brand Name: Van Houten's Cocoa

Publisher: C.J. Van Houten and Zoon, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)

1900 (ca.)

14 x 18.1 cm

Moveable Advertising Cards

Language: English

Key term: Chocolate

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: [Van Houten's Cocoa]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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