Cooking Around the Great Lakes

Cover of How to Make a Steamship Float and Other Great Lakes Recipes, prepared by American Steamship Company, published in 1985 by Harbor House Publishers, Inc. in Boyne City, MI.

Event Information

Date & Time
February 11, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Hatcher Graduate Library, Special Collections, 6th Floor
Location Information
Special Collections After Hours
Event Type
Open House

Strawberry shortcake, Chili Mac, and buttered parsnips: for these and many other delights from the Great Lakes region, visit the Special Collections Research Center. On display will be a tasty selection of 20th century charity and heritage cookbooks from the states surrounding the Great Lakes: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. We may even sneak in a few examples from the Canadian side of the border!

This event is part of Special Collections After Hours, a monthly open house series sharing highlights from the many books, documents, and artifacts in the Special Collections Research Center. Each event is open to everyone and will offer a new group of themed materials for visitors to explore. Open houses are held on the second Tuesday of each month during the academic year. Light refreshments are provided.

Additional Infomation

Library Contact
Juli McLoone
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Last modified: 02/04/2020