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Object ID 003216

Object Name Settlement Cook Book

Object Desc This is 1931 edition of this Milwaukee cookbook with green cover and red heart.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002900

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date 1931

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Lizzie Black Kander,Settlement House,cookbooks,books,Mrs. Simon Kander,

Title Settlement Cook Book

Sub-Title The Way to a Man's Heart


Edition 1931, 19th edition

Description / Abstract A cookbook with numerous recipes gathered by Lizzie Black Kander.

Physical Description Dust jacket is a lime green with two lines of women reading cookbooks towards a red heart. "The way to a man's heart" is above them and at the center of the cover is the title. The spine has a red heart with the title, subtitle, author and publishers. The left/front fold of the jacket is the summary and claims of the book with price and "wachable cover." The right/back flap of the jacket lists quotes of magazines and happy buyers. The book is a white with black text and pictures much like the dust jacket. The dust jacket is stuck to the book. Inside includes a tabbed index of recipes.

Author Lizzie Black Kander (1858-1940)

Author Details Mrs. Simon Kander committed her life to care for the poor and to raise funds, she created The Settlement Cook Book. The cookbook sold well over two million copies and has over forty editions.




Language English

Publisher Settlement Cook Book Company

Publisher Details Through Cramer-Krasselt Co. of Milwaukee. Founded in 1898 by Fred Cramer and William Krasselt. It still exists today with offices in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Phoenix.

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Image Caption CMY2900



Date APR 12,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The dust jacket is stuck on to the book. Shelf wear on edges, with rips and tears on the cover and along the spine. Some discoloration on the cover. The pages are foxed on the first few pages and has little spotting. The book is tight.


Date APR 12,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 18,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin