Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ceres, The Goddess Of Agriculture

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The front panel of the single-fold, four-panel leaflet features a black and white drawing of a goddess holding a torch and flame in one hand and a bundle of wheat in the other. Title text identifies her as Ceres, The Goddess Of Agriculture. The title and drawing are surrounded by an ornate rectangular design. The back panel features text for housewives, attributed to Ceres. At the bottom of the text panel is the notation Manufactured By The Cereal Machine Co., 57 Jackson Street, Worcester, Mass. Inside panels focus on nutritional information under the heading, What Constitutes A Perfect Food?

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Shredded Wheat

Publisher: Cereal Machine Co. (Worcester, Mass.)

1900 (ca.)

19.7 x 9.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


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

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