Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Renown 37

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The front cover features a black and white drawing on an orange background. In the top right corner, the title "Renown 37" is written in white and black lettering. Below the illustration, the terms Coal, Wood, Gas, Electric, Kerosene, and Fuel Oil are listed each with a dot between them. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed in white, orange and yellow lettering. The back cover begins in the top left corner with the brand "Renown" written in a white outlined oval. In the center, there are five separate headings each followed by an informational paragraph. The five headings are location, manpower, factory, policies, and distribution. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed. The inside pages entail numerous informational pages of all sorts. Some of the topics include Building and Selling America's Finest Stoves, Ranges For Coal and Wood, Combination Ranges, Heaters For Coal, Wood and Oil, Floor Furnace, Major Coal and Wood, The Better Way To Burn Fuel Oil, America's Finest Oak Heaters, and Cook Stoves Build For Service. Throughout the inside pages, there are illustrations of various products being described. Page twenty two consists of a diagram for a Hi-Low Burner. It shows each part and along the bottom there is key features listed. The back end page entails two headings. The first heading states "Renown Stoves are precision made...honestly dimensioned...and built for dependable service." The second heading reads "Science...not "rule-of-thumb"...governs Renown methods!" Both headings are followed by paragraphs describing such things as iron and product value.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Renown Stoves and Ranges

Publisher: Independent Stove Co. (Owosso, Mich.)

1938 (ca.)

31 p.

27.9 x 21.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Renown 37. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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