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South Haven Diary

Identifier: RH-A-3658

Scope and Contents

White Gold in Cookery consists of menus, recipes, and suggestions “designed for greater economy in the food budget, simplified cooking, and more abundant family health.” The booklet/calendar served as an advertisement for the South Haven Dairy.

The first two pages of the booklet list the benefits of milk and suggested foods that should be included in daily meals. Each month of the calendar includes meal suggestions and recipes and sayings espousing the benefits of milk and dairy products.


  • Creation: 1942



1 Volumes

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Physical Description

The booklet/calendar is overall brittle with noticeable signs of wear. The front cover is torn in the upper right and lower right hand corners and has been repaired with tape on the inside cover. The back cover is torn at the lower right hand corner and has been repaired on the inside cover with tape. There is a metal clasp on the back cover that is held on with tape. There is an intentional hole through the upper middle of the book meant to be used to hang the calendar on a wall. The calendar portion of the pages has been removed and there are several pages that have been torn/ripped near the perforations.


This collection consists of one booklet/calendar entitled White Gold in Cookery and has an advertisement for South Haven Dairy on the front cover. The booklet has a copyright date of 1939 and was published by Shedd-Brown Manufacturing Company; however, the calendar is from 1942.


Purchased with funds from the Starring Endowment.

South Haven Diary Finding Aid
Benedict Chatelain
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Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
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