Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Dr. Miles New Weather Almanac And Hand Book Of Valuable Information [1923]

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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 1923. 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. The front end page begins at the top with a drawn illustration of Dr. Miles Medical Laboratories and continues with a few paragraphs describing the company. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to calendars for each month during the year 1923. At the bottom of each calendar, there is a weather forecast for that month written in paragraph form. There are also pages throughout the inside dedicated to various sicknesses such as epileptics, headaches, bowels, and constipation. The back end page is filled with three calendars for the years of 1922, 1923, and 1924.

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 [1923]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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