Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Quick Meal Gasoline Stoves

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The front panel has a mother at the stove with a little girl in a red dress next to her eating. There is another little girl in a green dress at the table eating. The back panel has a little girl in a red dress, apron, and chef's hat with a pot and spoon in her hands. She is standing next to a Quick Meal Stove No. 834. The front end page states " Quick Meal" drawing book and tells how simple it is for a child to use. There is a cartoon of a chick trying to make a quick meal of a bug at the bottom. The back end page gives the numbers and dimensions of "Quick Meal" Gasoline Stoves. The pages have drawings of a little girl chef next to different models of Quick Meal stoves. There is tracing paper between the pages that a child could trace the picture on to; some of the pages have been done. There are no page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Kaufmann & Strauss Co. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Ringen Stoves

Publisher: Ringen Stove Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)

1902 (ca.)

12 p.

12.7 x 7.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Quick Meal Gasoline Stoves. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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