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  • Subject is exactly "History of Food and Drink"
Ms2001-004_HertzlerAnn_I'veBeenWorkingPresentation.pdf

Virginia Tech/Cooperative Extension presentation
Ms2001-004_HertzlerAnn_TechnologyNutritionPresentation.pdf

Virginia Tech/Cooperative Extension Presentation
thomas001.jpg

While Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil was marketed until the 1940s and 1950s, the particular trade card in this collection most likely dates to the late…
RockRye1.jpg

<p>Tolu Rock and Rye appears to have a short history of distribution between 1880 and 1881 (possibly a little later) as a patent…
DrinkMixer001.jpg

A rare piece of Prohibition-era cocktailiana, presenting recipes for 72 concoctions listed alphabetically from Alexander to Woodstock, in a"slide…
sensationalFood copy.jpg

Poster includes nutrition information sheets for parents on the verso.
Food Curriculum.pdf

University of Missouri-Columbia Extension presentation, "Food Curriculum"
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_EagleBrand_1885a.jpg

Some companies have a long history. Eagle Brand (now part of Borden, Inc.), was advertising condensed milk for a variety of uses at least as early as…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_StoreyBunnell_1.jpg

These two trade cards were advertisements for Storey & Bunnell, who shipped oysters around the east coast of the United States in the early 20th…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_Craighills_1897a.jpg

This trade card for a sarsaparilla compound, was produced by a company based in Lynchburg, Va.
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_Mellins_Anderson_a.jpg

Mellin's Food Company produced baby food, as well as nutritional foods for invalids. These represent a few of the Mellin's trade cards in the Culinary…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_QuakerOats_Rockies_1893a.jpg

In the late 19th century, Quaker Oats produced a series of collectible trade cards featuring lithograph landscapes and scenes from America. These two…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_ArmHammer_BeautifulBirds_38a.jpg

Arm & Hammer (part of Church & Driwght Co.) produced multiple series of trade cards in the early 20th century, including ones featuring birds,…
Ms2013-028_LawrencePrinting_a.jpg

J. F. Lawrence Printing Company (Chicago) prospectus
The J. F. Lawrence Printing Company operated at least from about 1890 until at least 1913. This…
Ms2013_028_GarfieldTea.jpg

Garfield Tea (Stillman Remedies Co.) table top advertisement, 1880s, likely c.1885?

At the earliest, this item probably dates to around 1885, four…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_LibbyMcNeill_AllsWell.jpg

This is a series of Shakespeare-inspired Libby, McNeill & Libby trade cards in the larger Culinary Ephemera Collection.
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_HorsfordBaking_a.jpg

These are a few of the Horford Baking & Phosphate trade cards in the larger Culinary Ephemera Collection.
Ms2012-006_Lowenbach_PriceList.jpg

The collection consists of an advertisement from the Lowenbach Brothers liquor distributors in Alexandria, Virginia, c.1910s. The flyer includes…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2009-051_NationalDiary_FrontCover.jpg

A bound volume of recipes, handwritten or clipped from newspapers. The recipes are in no particular order and include main dishes, sides, and some…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2009-050_KochRecipe_FrontCover.jpg

A recipe book handwritten in German. The book is broken up into sections, but only about one-third contain recipes. Most of the recipes are in the…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2009-002_WilsonSallie_Recipe_FrontCover.jpg

This collection consists of a recipe book bearing the name of Sallie Wilson of Liberty, Virginia. The small book contains more than 100 recipes,…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2008-027_HertfordReceiptBook_FrontCover.jpg

The Hertford Receipt Book is a recipe book written in Hertford, England (a county town of Hertfordshire) from 1800 to 1833. The recipes were…
Ms2009_028_IvanhoeStill_print.jpg

The materials in the Ivanhoe, Virginia, Moonshine Still Glass Plate Collection include the glass plate and two black and white prints. The plate…
Ms2013_026_IdealHome_pdf.pdf

The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment.…
Ms2012_046_MyersBros_a.jpg

The Myers Bros. and Co. Trade Card shows a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee.
Ms2013-075_VABrewingCo_0927_1909.jpg

The Virginia Brewing Company letter was written on September 27, 1909 by Louis A. Scholz, President of the company, and Henry Scholz, Secretary and…
Ms2012_007_CooleyFlyer_001.jpg

Single-page advertising flyer for J. E. Cooley, merchant, New York, NY, dated 1863. Flyer lists prices for a wide range of grocery items, including…
TX551.R67_1916.pdf

449 pages
TX551.S64_1873.pdf

485 pages