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Title Book of Favorite Recipes. Compiled by The Fellowship Circle, Women's Soc. of Christian Service, First Methodist Church, Hoboken, 1958.
Object Name Book
Catalog Number 2010.007.0179
Collection Hoboken Churches & Religion Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content A Book of Favorite Recipes. Compiled by The Fellowship Circle, Women's Society of Christian Service, The First Methodist Church, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1958. Stiff covers, plastic comb binding, 6" x 9" high. Cardstock back cover is a printed photo in full color; front cover is presumed to have been similar, but is not present.

Typical fundraiser cookbook in a stock format printed by Circulation Service, Kansas City, MO. pp. [xxxvi], 1-102, A-H (index), [14] (ads).

Most of the preliminary pages are stock pages about cooking and household tips. Page [ii] has a photo with a view northeast of the church exterior at 717-727 Washington Street which from the cars seen on the street is presumed to be contemporary, ca. 1957-1958. See notes for list of advertisers.

Officers listed on page [xxxiii]:
Hazel Kent, President
Jean Cuozzo, Vice President
Lylla M. Geiger, Secretary
May Lou Wagner, Treasurer


Notes Advertisers and supporters starting on leaf following page H; unless stated otherwise they are located in Hoboken, addresses not always present. There is no index to advertisers; the transcription below is selective in details.

Theys Brothers, Painting Contractors, Jersey City.
Umlands, Ice Cream and Confectionery, 508 Washington St.
Willow Pharmacy, 900 Willow Ave.
D'Angelo Florist [Washington St., Hoboken]
The Quality Grocer, K. Gaughran, Formerly The Sheffield Farms Market, 1214 Washington St., Oldfield 9-1540
Victory Dairy, 117 Edgewood Ave., Palisade, N.J.
Terry's Party Shoppe, 1224 Washington St.
Park Avenue Bakery, Wedding and Party Cakes, Tasty Pastry and Ice Cream, 844 Park Ave.
George Fangmann, Inc., Coal, Fuel Oil, Coke, Oil Burners Sales & Service, OL9-8111 (Hoboken address not given, but one of two telephone numbers is a Hoboken exchange)
James T. Fannery Company, no address or phone
Walter F. Geiger, Industrial Piping and Maintenance, Licensed Plumbing and Heating, 88 Grand St.
JASCO, no address or phone
Wally's Meat Market, Choice Meat & Poultry, 936 Garden St.
George Ivovich, Building Contractor, 80 Hudson St.
Schnackenberg's Confectionery & Luncheonette, 1110 Washington St.
Joan Ritzenthaler, no address or phone
Imperial Market, Fruits, Vegetables, Groceries, 1226 Washington St.
Combustion Sales Corp. of N.J., Oil Burners, Fuel Oil, Union City
William L. Field Funeral Home, 225 Washington St.
H.B. Ward [Herbert Ward], Real Estate, Insurance, 327 Washington St.
A. Trisolini Floor Covering, 511 Washington St.
M.R. Grouls, Real Estate, Insurance, 56 Newark St.
Clinton Lumber & Millwork Co., 83 Willow Ave, Swarthmore2-1333
Pleasant Meat Market, Frank Barton, Proprietor, 920 Willow Ave.
Howell Bros., Furniture, Appliances, Broadloom [carpeting], 2nd & Grand St. (+ 2 address in West New York.)
Joseph LaPaglia, Inc., Florist, 160 First St.
Saratoga Meat Market, 1228 Washington St.
J & W Self Service Laundry, 213 Washington St.
Tischer Bros., Union City
Thomas J. King, Carpets, Linoleum, Wall Coverings, 916 Washington St.
B & M Auto Repairs, 739 - 7421 Garden St. ("established 1916")

Also in one ad, "Best Wishes From":
Mrs. Raymond Buckenheimer
Mrs. Owen Richards
Modern Fish Market
People's Photo Studio
M. Aronsberg and Son
The Gentile Family
Miss Ruth Burns
Date 1958-1958
Year Range from 1958
Year Range to 1958
Search Terms First Methodist Church
Washington St.
Seventh St.
Eighth St.
717 Washington St.
719 Washington St.
727 Washington St.
Caption pg [i] title
Imagefile 075\20100070179.TIF
Classification Church
Church Exterior
Philanthropy
Social & Personal Activity
Food
Women
Publishing
Business & Commerce
Advertising
Domestic Life