|Title||Davis O.K. Baking Powder Cookbook, published by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1915-1925.|
|Collection||Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection|
|Credit||Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Davis Cook Book, Useful Information and Interesting Data. Published by the R.B. Davis Company, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1915-1925.
Booklet, 4-1/2" wide x 6-1/2" high, 64 pp. plus color lithographed cover.
Cover title: Davis Cook Book. The Pure Food Kind.
The company's factory offices and factory were in Hoboken at this time. The factory is depicted on page  in an artist's bird's-eye view of the company's factory at Ferry, Jackson and Harrison Streets in Hoboken. Note one automobile depicted, but the delivery wagons are horse drawn.
A smalled labeled tin of Davis' OK Baking Powder is on the front cover as part of an artist's composition of a cakestand and other baked goods; also larger depiction of just a can on the back cover.
The cover artwork and design is in the Arts & Crafts style suggesting the date range for this issue of this publication. The number of pages is the same and contents appear (same type and layout) essentially the same as archives 2010.007.0488 (see related), but it is 1 inch taller.
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The art nouveau style elements in the cover design suggest the issue date was earlier than later.
Possibly useful for dating is text on page 4, "only Baking Powder selling for 20 cents per pound."
See archives 2010.007.0038 for another copy of this cookbook with a different cover and probably issued earlier than 1905 - 1906.
|Year Range from||1915|
|Year Range to||1925|
Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company