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Title Davis O.K. Baking Powder Cookbook, published by R.B. Davis Co., Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1915-1925.
Object Name Cookbook
Catalog Number 2011.005.0019
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 [64] 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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Notes 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.
Date 1915-1925
Year Range from 1915.0
Year Range to 1925.0
Search Terms Davis Baking Powder Company
R.B. Davis Company
Caption front cover
Imagefile 080\20110050019.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Food
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