Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The All-ways Preferable Cook Book Of The South Bend Malleable Range


The front cover begins at the top with the title "The All-ways Preferable Cook Book of the South Bend Malleable Range." Below the title, there is a drawing of model No. 818 in the kitchen with a homemaker carrying a plate of rolls. There is a table in the front that has utensils on it along with various ingredients. The walls in the illustration are blue and white tile walls. The back cover is an illustration of a husband and son sitting at a dining table. The Husband is reading the newspaper that is featuring Malleable Range. The inside pages begin with a title page that consists of the publisher, title and author. The following inside pages are either describing the product and its methods for cooking or providing various recipes for such foods as salads, soups, vegetables, meats and fish. On page 48, there is a diagram of a Malleable Steel Range pointing out the "Fifteen points of advantage" on the item.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Hillier, Ada A.

Printer: Magill-Weinsheimer Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

Brand Name: Malleable Steel Range

Publisher: Malleable Steel Range MFG. Co. (South Bend, Ind.)

1900 (ca.)

96 p.

19.7 x 10.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Hillier, Ada A.. The All-ways Preferable Cook Book Of The South Bend Malleable Range. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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