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Catalog Number 2005-36-4
Accession number 2005-36
Object Name Manual
Collection History San Jose Collection
Title Manuals and instructions for mid-century home kitchen equipment
Date / /
Year Range from 1955
Year Range to 1965
Description Manuals and recipe booklets for the following products:

1) Promotional recipe fold-out for Reynolds Metals Company, featuring television show "Frontier," presented by Reynolds (c. 1955)
2) "Fun with foil indoors...outdoors: New gift and decorating ideas using Reynolds Wrap Pure Aluminum Foil" (c. 1957)
3) Recipes and instructions, West Bend Teflon Coated Aluminum Cookware (1965)
4) Hamilton Beach Gourmet Center Model 222 Tested Recipes and Instructions (c. 1963)
5) Presto Control Master Appliances Recipe Book (1957)
6) Presto Control Master Fry Pan product tag (c. 1957)
7) Presto Control Master product tag (c. 1957)
8) "The Secret of Delicious Snacks Quick Meals" using the Westinghouse automatic Grill-N-Waffler (c. 1958)
9) "Food in Focus with 37 top-rated recipes as featured in TV Guide" features recipes to accompany television shows and evenings in front of the television (c. 1960)
10) "How to Make the Most of Your Freezer" (c. 1956)
Level of description Folder
Subjects Cooking utensils
Nineteen fifties (LCSH)
Nineteen sixties (LCSH)
Recipes (LCSH)
Aluminum industry
Kitchen appliances (LCSH)
Television industry
Extent of Description 1 folder