Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Great Round Oak Furnace


This advertising card has a red background with a large black-and-white drawing of a Round Oak furnace framed in white. Below is "The Great Round Oak Furnace -- Just as good a furnace as the Round Oak is a Stove -- Twelve Sizes -- For hard of soft coal, coke or wood." The back is white with a red border of many miniatrue Doe-Wah-Jacks dancing around a red line frame with bonfires in the corners. The text is a promotion for "The Reliable Round Oak" with company name and address at the bottom.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Round Oak Stoves

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

1906 (ca.)

16.0 x 8.5 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Great Round Oak Furnace. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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