Better Cooking In The Home: When Every Woman Knows What This Mark Means, Every Housewife Will Want A Roper With Complete Oven Control
The front panel has a color drawing of meat, pie, muffins, potatoes, and a casserole edged in black deco. The back panel has Form 1428 in the lower left corner and 1J-8-25-50LK00 in the lower right corner. Someone wrote a column of numbers added and then divided them in pencil. The first page is a dedication to the mistress of the home from Col. Roper. Page 2 has a black and white drawing of two girls in front of a range and the mother off to the left in an archway. The title page has Better cooking in the home : concerning a noble art. Pages 3-7 discuss what a Roper Gas Range means in the home, carefree cooking for everyone, and what the Roper Oven Control is and how to use it. Pages 22-23 have menus for full meal oven cooking. Pages 24-25 have directions on cold pack oven canning. Page 26 has an advertisement for a "Baby Roper" Range with a line drawing of two small girls playing with the toy range. The remainder of the pages have information on the ranges, the Roper Oven Control, and Roper scientific cooking chart.
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Brand Name: Roper Stoves
Publisher: Geo. D. Roper Co. (Rockford, Ill.)
20.0 x 12.7 cm
Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.
Citation: Better Cooking In The Home: When Every Woman Knows What This Mark Means, Every Housewife Will Want A Roper With Complete Oven Control. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=3397