Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The 57 Varieties


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of an older woman looking at a can of Heinz products while a younger woman empties another can into a pan on the stove. Below, the title "The 57 Varieties" is written in black lettering against a pink background followed by the phrase "Heinz Pure Foods and what they are." The back cover begins at the top with the a promotion for the House of Heinz written in black lettering against a pink background. At the bottom, there is a can of Heinz Plum Pudding, Baked Beans, and a bottle of Heinz Chili Sauce. The front end page is titled "The 57 Varieties" followed by a few paragraphs describing what an individual can expect from this pamphlet. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to the 57 varieties that are offered from the H. J. Heinz Company. Some of the products include Baked Beans, Fruit Preserves, Pickles, Olives, Olive Oil, Sauces, Relishes, and Vinegars. The back end page begins at the top with the heading "The Heinz Establishment" and continues with a couple paragraphs explaining The Heinz Main Plant. At the bottom, there is a black and white photographic illustration containing "The Home of Heinz 57 Varieties in Pittsburgh, U.S.A."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Heinz

Publisher: H.J. Heinz Co. (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

1928 (ca.)

13 p.

15.6 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: The 57 Varieties. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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