Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Switching To Happiness


The front panel has a black and white photo of a woman standing in front of a stove turning on a switch. There is a round mirror reflecting her face. In the bottom right corner is a circle with a switch inside. Around the outside, it reads Out of the future carefree electric cooking. The back panel is plain except for E-9 in the bottom right hand corner. What would be the title page has the logo followed by You are invited to witness a demonstration by the Monarch Home Service Department illustrating the convenience of electric cooking as practiced on the most modern of cooking devices The Monarch Electric Range. The inside pages are photos of a demonstration with conversation bubbles describing what is happening on each page. The last 2 pages and the back end page are advertisements for the Monarch products (both pans and stoves). There are no page numbers

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Monarch Ranges

Publisher: Malleable Iron Range Co. (Beaver Dam, Wis.)

1930 (ca.)

12 p.

20 x 14.3 cm


Language: English

Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Switching To Happiness. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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