Recipe Booklet, "Joys of Jell-O," circa 1962

Summary

In 1899, Orator F. Woodward acquired the rights to Jell-O and published recipe booklets to gather interest in the product. The booklets proved to be an invaluable marketing strategy, providing homemakers with creative uses for the ready-made product. Over the years, hundreds of recipes for Jell-O have been published, encouraging its use for any occasion.

In 1899, Orator F. Woodward acquired the rights to Jell-O and published recipe booklets to gather interest in the product. The booklets proved to be an invaluable marketing strategy, providing homemakers with creative uses for the ready-made product. Over the years, hundreds of recipes for Jell-O have been published, encouraging its use for any occasion.

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

circa 1962

Collection Title

Recipe Booklet Collection 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2005.29.80

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Judith E. Endelman and William D. Epstein in Memory of Miriam Ruth Epstein.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Bookbinding (Process)
Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 5.5 in

Inscriptions

written on page 43 are brief cooking notes

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