Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Gas Refrigerator

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There are two separate trading cards that are identical besides for their background color and the recipe on the back. One is a light orange color while the other is a dark orange. The front of the trading cards begin at the top with the phrase "Gas Refrigerator." Below, there is a drawn illustration of a refrigerator. On the right side of the refrigerator there is a large square containing the phrase "Famous silent freezing system with no moving parts." Underneath the picture there is a paragraph describing the product along with logo for the brand Servel. The back of both trading cards consist of a recipe. The light orange card entails a recipe for an orange cake while the dark orange card entails a recipe for prune fluff. Both recipes are from the Demonstration Kitchen of Derby Gas & Electric Co., Derby, Conn. under the supervision of Carolyn Webber Bixby.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Servel

Publisher: Serv-el Electric Refrigeration, Serv-el Corp. (Chicago, Ill.)

1900 (ca.)

12.7 x 7.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


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

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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