Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home Science Book And Catalog Of Automatic Rapid Electric Cook-Stove


The front cover is white with a red wavy ling around pink square with the name of the pamphlet inside. There is a photo of a Automatic Rapid Electric Cook-Stove in the lower left and promotion points to the right. The back cover is white with a advertisement framed in two black lines for the Cook-Stove with a photo of a ham on a platter of beans and prunes on top. The inside pages include a facsimile of a handwritten letter from William Campbell, a typed signed letter from Mr. Campbell, a typed letter from Mrs. Campbell, basic information about the Cook-Stove and its sizes, how to use it for baking, roasting, toasting, browning, frying, etc. There are testimonials from satisfied customers from around the country. There are a few basic recipes but most of the how-to instructions suggest using your own recipes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Campbell Stoves

Publisher: William Campbell Co. (Detroit, Mich.)

1920 (ca.)

32 p.

22.9 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

Key term: Appliances

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Home Science Book And Catalog Of Automatic Rapid Electric Cook-Stove. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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