Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Story Of Canning And Recipes


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of a maid with a spoon in her right hand and an opened can in her left hand. There is a crystal dish in front of her and foods such as corn, tomatoes, and eggplant around her. The title "The Story of Canning and Recipes" is written in orange lettering towards the bottom. At the bottom, the author Marion Harland is stated in black lettering. The back cover begins at the top with the word "Dependable" and continues with a promotion for the Hart Brand Canned Fruits and Vegetables. In the center, the red heart Hart Brand Trademark is listed. At the bottom, the company name and address are stated in black lettering. The inside pages begin with The Story of The Canning Industry which entails Marion Harland's signature at the end. The rest of the inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that fall under the categories of soups, fish, vegetables, salads, desserts, and meats. All recipes entail detailed directions on how to prepare the dish written in black lettering. There are black and white illustrations located throughout the inside pages of peach trees, individuals picking string beans, and various rooms throughout the factory. The last inside page entails the table of contents for the pamphlet. The back end page is blank besides for the printing information located in the bottom left corner.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Harland, Marion

Printer: Atoz Printing Co. (South Whitley, Ind.)

Brand Name: Hart

Publisher: W. R. Roach and Co. (Grand Rapids, Mich.; Hart, Mich.)


40 p.

20.3 x 12.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Harland, Marion. The Story Of Canning And Recipes . The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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