Monthly Archives: July 2013

Wondering What to Eat? There’s a Book for That!

Actually, there’s more than one book telling you what to eat. If there weren’t, our collection would be pretty small. Instead, we have more than 4,000 volumes with a LOT of advice, including this week’s feature: What Shall I Eat? Written by Edith Barber and published in 1933, this book contains information for  housewives and mothers, dieters, […] Continue reading

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enter the atom

There is something about the 1950s that gives me a rush of nostalgia. In my mind everyone was riding high. They had defeated the evil Nazis in WW2 and came home to an America that was awesome. It was still riding on the wartime production schedule so n… Continue reading

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enter the atom

There is something about the 1950s that gives me a rush of nostalgia. In my mind everyone was riding high. They had defeated the evil Nazis in WW2 and came home to an America that was awesome. It was still riding on the wartime production schedule so n… Continue reading

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Fruits, Veggies, Milk, Meats, Wheats, and Something Sweet

Some of the books in the Ann Hertzler Children’s Cookbook and Nutrition Literature Collection are stories, some are full of basic and simple recipes. Other items, like those we’re featuring this week, are about education. Jane Dale’s series of five books each focus on a key food group, contain lots of black and white photos, […] Continue reading

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A Patent Medicine, a Cocktail, and the Fine Line

As our History of the American  Cocktail Collection expands, we’re pleased to announce the creation of a new Cocktail Ephemera Collection (Ms2013-027). The collection is place to group like materials and provide easy access to them. As we acquire new items, we will continue to add them. You can see the current finding aid, with […] Continue reading

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