Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Menus And Memories For Visitors To The Sesqui-Centennial

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The front panel has a black line edging a grey block. There is a grey Liberty Bell with Philadelphia across the top and the dates 1776 and 1926 in a blue keystone. In a white rectangle is the title and the company and their address. The back panel has a drawing of the Delaware River Bridge with details about it. There is a promo about the South Jersey Exposition, July 1st to September 1st, 1926. The front end page has a drawing of the No. 1938-CE, one of the many popular styles of stoves at the exposition in Philadelphia. The title page has a blue line around it and says: Menus and memories (then the company logo) Being views from here and there in Old Philadelphia, the city of patriotic tradition and the home of the Liberty Bell, With a few helpful suggestions for dainty and appetizing dishes. The company name is at the bottom. The even pages are drawings of various stoves and the odd pages have recipes and line drawings of historic buildings with a short history. The center spread (pages 16-17) is on Quality gas ranges - 1926 and cooking stoves of years gone by. The back end page has a line drawing of the plant and information about it.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Frank D. Jacobs, Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Brand Name: Roberts & Mander Stove

Publisher: Roberts & Mander Stove Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)


32 p.

15.2 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Citation: Menus And Memories For Visitors To The Sesqui-Centennial. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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