1918 · Bloomington, Illinois
by Portable Elevator Mfg. Company
Bloomington, Illinois: Portable Elevator Mfg. Company, 1918. Staplebound. Illustrated wraps. Good. Unpaginated [20 pages]. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. Illustrated catalog featuring a variety of products manufactured by Portable elevator Mfg. Company, most notably the National Giant Portable Smoke House is several sizes. The catalog targets farmers with an idyllic narrative of bygone Butchering Day; "when you were a boy - don't you remember the time? Gee! It was like a holiday for us...Those days have grown fewer each year. Smoke Houses are scarcer that they used to be. But they are none the less desirable."
Company assertions discuss sanitary concerns, money and economical issues, profit, sales, recommendations,testimonials, methods, and ordering instructions. Covers lightly stained. A few penciled annotations on the interior.
(Inventory #: 2523)