Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Friends Kiln Dried Rolled White Oats]

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The front of the trade card features a drawn colored illustration of a girl in a blue "friends" bonnet with oat stalks behind her. The title "Friends Kiln Dried Rolled White Oats" is written in blue, red, and brown lettering above the illustration. At the bottom, there is an illustration of the Muscatine Oat-Meal factory with the company name and address written below. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the heading "Friends Are What" and continues with a three stanza poem.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Friends' Oats

Publisher: Muscatine Oat-Meal Co. (Muscatine, Iowa)

1900 (ca.)

12.7 x 7.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Grains

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: [Friends Kiln Dried Rolled White Oats]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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