Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The "Wear-Ever" Kitchen


The front panel is a picture of a woman wearing an apron opening a kitchen door. The back panel is lines of the trademark repeated over and over. The front end page has a calendar with the Wear-Ever trademark. The next page shows a maid entering the kitchen. The centerfold is a 1900s kitchen. The leaflet discusses "Wear-Ever" utensils and how to care for them. There are four tests that the housewife can do to try out and understand the utensils. Page five has some one's name handwritten on it. There are black and white illustrations. Page 14 states utensils should be replaced with Wear-Ever utensils when they wear out. The back end page indicates that "Wear-Ever" utensils are a household necessities. At the bottom of the page, it states that the utensils are made in Canada by Northern Aluminum Co., Limited, Toronto, Ontario.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Pittsburgh Printing Co. (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Brand Name: Wear-Ever Aluminum Cookery

Publisher: Aluminum Cooking Utensil Co. (New Kensington, Pa. ; East St. Louis, Ill. ; Oakland, Calif.)

1920 (ca.)

15 p.

15.2 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The "Wear-Ever" Kitchen. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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