Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

1939 Renown

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The front cover features red and white stripes with "1939" written in black along the top. Along the right edge, the word "Renown" is written in black against a black and white background. At the bottom, the company name and address are written in black lettering against the red and white stripes. The back cover entails the word "Stoves" along the left edge written in black lettering against a black and white background. The rest is filled with red and white stripes. The inside pages start off with a brief statement written by Bernard Nagelvoort the General Manger of "Renown Stoves and Ranges" and black and white photographic illustrations. The rest of the inside pages are devoted to different models and their features. Some of the models include Count, Countess, Dualectric, Empress, Streamliner, Princess, Triplex, Floor Furnace, and Major. There are black and white illustrations for all models in addition to color and style options, specifications, and attachments. The back end page consists of a pocket filled with the "Dealer's Net Price List" for the 1939 catalog.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Renown Stoves and Ranges

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


12 p.

21.6 x 13.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: 1939 Renown. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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