Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Garland Magazine


The cover of the magazine is beige with red ink. It is volume II, number 6 published by the Michigan Stove Co. There is a dealer stamp at the bottom of the front cover: Spangemacher & Johnson, Middleville, Mich. The back cover has line deco and a rectangle in the center with the title: The fact that more "Garlands" are made and sold each year than any other stove in existence, is proof that True Merit is Appreciated¼. The inside pages contain poems, quotes, how-tos, pictures of the various Garland stoves, list of the presidents of the U.S.A. through Cleveland, table of the carrying capacity of a freight car, cost of royalty in England, cost of the presidency in the U.S.A., and number of trees or plants for an acre of ground.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Hammond Press, W.B. Comeny Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

Brand Name: Michigan Stoves

Publisher: Royal Baking Powder Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

1894 (ca.)

16 p.

29.2 x 22.2 cm

Magazines (Periodicals)

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Garland Magazine. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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