Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Adventures Of Doe-Wah-Jack


The front cover of this pamphlet has a painting of Doe-Wah-Jack sitting with his back against a tree trunk as a panther stalks him from a limb above. The back cover has a large color Round Oak logo with "For Sale By J.S. Morrison, 8014 Frankford Ave., Holmesburg [Pennsylvania]" below. The front end page has the story, "The Naming of Doe-Wah-Jack" followed by a full-page color painting, "Doe-Wah-Jack -- He Who Catches Many Fishes." Other stories are "Encounter with the Panther" with painting "Doe-Wah-Jack's Aim is True," "The Lynx Kittens" with painting "The Mother Lynx Hears Her Kittens in the Blanket," and "Adventures with the Moose" with painting "The Moose Vanquished by Doe-Wah-Jack" on the back end page. Interspersed are catalog pages with descriptions and black-and-white drawings of Round Oak stoves, range, furnace and heater. There are no page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Round Oak Stoves

Publisher: (Estate of) P.D. Beckwith (Dowagiac, Mich.)

1905 (ca.)

18.4 x 13.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Adventures Of Doe-Wah-Jack. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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