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Title Recipe card, Baking Powder Bread, promoting Davis Baking Powder; issued by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J., n.d. (ca. 1920-1922).
Object Name Recipe
Catalog Number 2012.001.0139
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Recipe card, Baking Powder Bread, using Davis Baking Powder; issued by R.B. Davis Company, Hoboken, N.J., no date (ca. 1920-1922). Color lithographed card, 3" high x 4-1/2" wide imprinted in black on reverse with advertising text.

Card is not numbered. It is one of a series issued by the company (see archives 2010.007.0151 for eight others and an envelope that the company sent them in; discussion of dating is in that record.) It has promotional text on the reverse; includes slogans - "It's Positively Pure" and "Wholesome."

Text on reverse:

"Pigs is Pigs" but pastry isn't good pastry unless you use a good baking powder. For 41 year Davis Baking Powder has been POSITIVELY PURE and WHOLESOME.


A complete set of these recipe cards will be mailed upon request - R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J.
The number of cards that would comprise a complete set has not yet been established; between this card and 2010.007.0151 there are nine different ones on record.

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Date 1920-1922
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1922
Search Terms R.B. Davis Company
Davis Baking Powder Company
Caption front (enlarged); back (actual size)
Imagefile 164\20120010139-1.TIF
Classification Food
Domestic Life
Business & Commerce