Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Agate Iron Ware Cook Book: Agate Iron Ware Stands The Racket

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The front cover features three children beating on an Agate pan with large spoons. The back states "Daily Menu. Boo, Hoo, Hoo! I want my food cooked in Agate Iron Ware." The back illustration is of a child standing on a foot stool painting a bust with an undressed child crying behind a stool. The trademark is on the portfolio, which leans against another stool. A large stamp indicates the pamphlet was sold by C.C. Richter and Co., Demark Stoves and Ranges, Lowville New York. Includes three pages of the "Two Thousand Styles and Sizes." No page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Donaldson Brothers (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Agate Iron Ware

Publisher: Agate Iron Ware, L and G MFG. Co. [s.l.]

1880 (ca.)

11.1 x 7.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Agate Iron Ware Cook Book: Agate Iron Ware Stands The Racket. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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