Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Dr. Miles' Family Medical Guide

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The front cover begins at the top with the phrase "Things you should know" and continues with the title "Dr. Miles' Family Medical Guide" written in orange and blue lettering. At the bottom, the publisher information is listed in blue lettering also. The whole front cover is outlined with a orange and blue frame. The back cover contains a red ribbon along the left hand side plus a scroll at the top with the heading "The Miles' Guarantee." The front end page starts off at the top with the heading "Dr. Miles' Restorative Medicines" and continues with a list of medicines available from Miles Medical Co. The rest of the inside pages are split into three parts. Part one is titled "Simple Treatment for Common Animals," part two is titled "What To Do In Case of Accidents," and part three is titled "Practical Laws of Health." Part one entails symptoms and treatment for various illnesses from A to Z. Part two includes different accidents that can take place and the procedures that should follow. Part three entails information on various health topics. The back end page is made up of four headings followed by information for each. The four headings are "Domestic Measures," "Average Weight of Male Child," "Obstetric Calendar," and "Percentages of Nutriment in Food."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Miles Medical

Publisher: Dr. Miles Medical Co. (Elkhart, Ind.)

1920 (ca.)

48 p.

24.4 x 15.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Dr. Miles' Family Medical Guide. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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