Tag Archives: Baker Chocolate

Dorchester Illustration 2330 Dr. James Baker’s house

Dorchester Illustration no. 2330         James Baker’s House The painting is on the face of a brick that came from the house. James Baker was the founder of the chocolate company that later became the Walter Baker Company. Dr. James Baker … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2321 Baker Chocolate Silos

Dorchester Illustration no. 2321        Baker Chocolate Silos Eighteen large silos and a grain elevator were built in 1941 as storage, in anticipation of World War II and expected difficulties in securing cacao beans. The “Baker Chocolate” painted silos remained a … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2299 German Sweet Chocolate

Dorchester Illustration no. 2299                       German Sweet Chocolate In 1852 Sam German developed a dark sweet baking chocolate for the Baker Chocolate Company.  One hundred five years later Mrs. George Clay of Dallas, Texas, submitted her recipe for German’s Chocolate … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2296 Baker Chocolate advertisement 1911

Dorchester Illustration no. 2296         Baker Chocolate advertisement 1911 Baker Chocolate & Co. began at Lower Mills in 1780.  By the mid-19th century they began to advertise in print.  Their adoption of the portrait of La Belle … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration no. 2229

Dorchester Illustration no. 2229 Baker Chocolate tin that contained 1/2 pound of cocoa. _____ The Dorchester Illustration is sent occasionally. If you receive this e-mail by mistake, please reply to be taken off the e-mail list. If you know others … Continue reading

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