Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Dr. Miles New Weather Almanac And Hand Book Of Valuable Information [1922]

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The front cover features an oval frame containing the drawing of an instrument for indicating the wind velocity. Above, there is a circular wreath with the title "Dr. Miles New Weather Almanac and Hand Book of Valuable Information" written in red and black lettering inside. On top of the wreath, there is an illustration of an eagle followed by the year 1922. There are various drawn flags throughout the background for different weather condition such as rain, temperature, local rain, and fair. At the bottom, the publisher information is listed. The back cover begins at the top with the phrase "Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain Pills For Headache" and continues with a Victorian yellow frame with a green background and two hands pouring two pills out of a container. At the bottom, it states "Compliments of C.S. Furniss" in black lettering. The inside pages begin with a few informational pages including "Nerve Force is Life," "An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure," and "Meaning of the Zodiac." The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to calendars for each month during the year 1922. At the bottom of each calendar for the month, there is a weather forecast for that month written in paragraph form. Throughout the inside pages there are also pages filled with details about particular sicknesses. Some of the sicknesses include nervous diseases, epilepsy, your heart, constipation, and constipation. The back end page entails calendars for the years 1921, 1922, and 1923.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Miles Medical

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


32 p.

24.4 x 15.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Dr. Miles New Weather Almanac And Hand Book Of Valuable Information [1922]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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