Recipe Booklet, "Jell-O Secrets for the Automatic Refrigerator," 1929

Summary

By the late 1920s, electric refrigerators became more prevalent in homes as technology improved, affordability increased, and people had greater access to electric power. Homemakers enjoyed the reliability, efficiency, and convenience of refrigerators -- a welcome alternative to iceboxes. This Jell-O booklet features recipes for use in automatic refrigerators, noting that they aid in quick preparation and more complete chilling for frozen treats.

By the late 1920s, electric refrigerators became more prevalent in homes as technology improved, affordability increased, and people had greater access to electric power. Homemakers enjoyed the reliability, efficiency, and convenience of refrigerators -- a welcome alternative to iceboxes. This Jell-O booklet features recipes for use in automatic refrigerators, noting that they aid in quick preparation and more complete chilling for frozen treats.

Artifact

Booklet

Date Made

1929

Collection Title

Recipe Booklet Collection 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

95.174.44

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Bookbinding (Process)
Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7.25 in

Width: 4.75 in

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