Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Detroit Jewel Gas Ranges

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The front cover features a drawing of a red brick building showing a woman using coal to fire her oven while another woman with a Jewel Gas Range sits reading a book while a kettle boils. To the right of the drawing, the title "Detroit Jewel Gas Ranges" is written in brown and red lettering followed by the company name and address. The back cover states the company, Detroit Stove Works, in the center. The logo is listed in the lower left corner. The inside pages begin with two black and white illustrations of the Detroit Stove Works offices, salesrooms, and warehouses. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various products from the Detroit Stove Works Company. Each product has numerous informational paragraphs along with illustrations describing the item. Some of the products discussed are Detroit Jewel Gas Stoves, Detroit Jewel Portable Ovens, Detroit Jewel Gas Heater, Manhattan Gas Heater, and Detroit Jewel Gas Radiator. The last inside page contains the index to the telegraphic code.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: John F. Eby & Company Printers (Detroit, Mich.)

Brand Name: Detroit Stoves

Publisher: Detroit Stove Works (Detroit, Mich.)


48 p.

17.8 x 23.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Detroit Jewel Gas Ranges. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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