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The Detroit Vapor Stove Company by Jan Petroff

Source: quod.lib.umich.edu via…

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Added by Jan Petroff on January 23, 2012 at 11:08am — No Comments

Vintage Red Kitchen in Iowa by Jan Petroff

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Part 6 - Hoosier Cabinet Jars, Hardware, Accessories & Links by Jan Petroff

Source: ijoos.com via…

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Part 5 - The Hoosier Manufacturing Company 1920's by Jan Petroff

Hoosier ad in LHJ March 1930

Ladies Home Journal March 1930 from sweetgaldecals on Flickr…

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Added by Jan Petroff on January 2, 2012 at 7:38am — No Comments

Part 4 - Hoosier Cabinet Ads

The Hoosier Manufacturing Company had Emmett G. McQuinn (son of J.M. McQuinn)  in charge of the advertising and marketing. What a fine job he did! You can see The Hoosier all over the place - Ladies Home Journal, House Beautiful and in images in cook books and kitchen designs. It's like "The Hoosier goes viral" in 1900's!…



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Added by Jan Petroff on December 29, 2011 at 7:48am — No Comments

Part 3 - The Look and Design of The American Hoosier Cabinet



1905 Hoosier Ad (above from http://tennessee.inetgiant.com/nashville/addetails/hoosier-cabinet-s-springfield/13379535)- shows accessories and how the Hoosier was used…

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Added by Jan Petroff on December 27, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Part 2 - 1900 The Hoosier Manufacturing Company

The who's and how's of the Hoosier Cabinet's start are a bit conflicting.

On the youtube video (below) we're led to believe the Hoosier was invented by…

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Added by Jan Petroff on December 27, 2011 at 8:53am — No Comments

Part 1 - The Housier Cabinet 1890's Kitchen

"1890 Wash Day photo from www.explorepahistory.com"] [/caption]…[Woman and man sit in Walt Whi... Digital ID: 1636029. New York Public Library

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Added by Jan Petroff on December 23, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Hoosier Cabinet - A Culinary Work Station

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From Indiana Public Media Article by Yaël Ksander

I've always wanted a Hoosier Cabinet (after I found out what it was). Besides being a…

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Added by Jan Petroff on December 11, 2011 at 6:55am — 6 Comments

Charles Heman Leonard - The Man Behind the Refrigerator

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From THE GRAND RAPIDS HERALD, Grand Rapids, Mich., Wed., March 23, 1927, Pg. 1, Cols. 6&7 and Pg. 2, Col. 4 Obituary

Death yesterday afternoon claimed CHARLES H. LEONARD, pioneer refrigerator manufacturer at his home 455 Morris Ave., SE. He had been in failing health…

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Added by Jan Petroff on December 11, 2011 at 6:52am — No Comments

Getting Your Vintage Appliance Appraisal - what you need to know





I see it all the time - you have an antique or vintage piece that you've found on one of the "biggy" web sites for thousands of dollars. Now you think you just won the lottery.



Wrong!



There are very few un-restored pieces that would warrant a $1000.00 price tag. If you have… Continue

Added by Jan Petroff on October 31, 2011 at 10:31am — No Comments

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