Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Factory To Family Bargain Book

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The front cover is red with a Kalamazoo Emperor Blue Porcelain Enamel Cast Iron Range. There is an insert with a drawing of a mother serving dinner to her family. The back cover is also red and has a picture of a Combination, Gas, Coal, and Wood Kalamazoo Peerless. There is an insert with the details of the stove. At the bottom above the company name is a table with dimensions and the difference between credit and cash. There are two typed signed letters from the president and the vice-president. The pages with the letter from the vice-president have letters of endorsement around it. There is a page with the Kalamazoo Ideals. In addition to the stoves, ranges, and furnaces; there are ads for vacuum cleaners, electric cookers, aluminum cookware and utensils, washers, kitchen cabinets, chifforobes, cedar chests, beds, davenettes that convert to beds, Kroehler "Kodavs" (another brand of sofa bed), Arts and Crafts Mission Furniture, toilets, bathtubs, sinks, refrigerators, and milk separators.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kalamazoo Stoves

Publisher: Kalamazoo Stove Co., Mfrs. (Kalamazoo, Mich.)

1923 (ca.)

96 p.

28.0 x 21 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Factory To Family Bargain Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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