Recipe Booklet, "The Jell-O Girl Entertains," circa 1930

Summary

Jell-O introduced one of its most successful marketing strategies, the Jell-O Girl, in 1904. She helped reinforce the idea that children loved Jell-O and proved that it was easy to make -- so easy a child could do it. This recipe booklet includes the Jell-O Girl's favorite party recipes and describes tips every hostess should know.

Jell-O introduced one of its most successful marketing strategies, the Jell-O Girl, in 1904. She helped reinforce the idea that children loved Jell-O and proved that it was easy to make -- so easy a child could do it. This recipe booklet includes the Jell-O Girl's favorite party recipes and describes tips every hostess should know.

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

circa 1930

Subject Date

circa 1930

Collection Title

Recipe Booklet Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.13.3.18

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Bookbinding (Process)
Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7 in

Width: 5.25 in

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