Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Dixie Pastry Cook Book, Presented With Compliments Of F.W. Young, Proprietor

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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.)

1880 (ca.)

22 p.

16.5 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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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

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