Dixie Pastry Cook Book, Presented With Compliments Of F.W. Young, Proprietor
Firm cover. Front top features a cherub in a chef hat sitting on a limb reading Dixie Cook Book. Beige background with red, white, gold, and blue print. Large Dixie Baking Powder logo to the center left. The back cover has a quarter moon with a drawing of the Gulf Manufacturing Co warehouse. Gold stars edge the pink moon. Interior includes several Trade Cards of poets. One Trade Cards features a Black Mamie spanking a "black rascal" with a Dixie Baking Powder belt. She says, "You black rascal you; if you ebber bring me home a can of any other Baking Powder than the Dixie, I will skin you alive." 22 pages plus the Trade Cards.
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Brand Name: Dixi Baking Powder
Publisher: Dixie Baking Powder, Gulf Manufacturing Co. (New Orlean, La.)
16.5 x 10.8 cm
- Baking Powder
- Drawn Illustrations Color
- Drawn Illustrations Black and White
- Ethnic Illustrations
- Ethnic Stereotypes
- African Americans
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: Dixie Pastry Cook Book, Presented With Compliments Of F.W. Young, Proprietor. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=93