78.5 Linear Feet (157 manuscript boxes and 7 oversize boxes) — The printed products of the press are located in the Printed Materials series in boxes 42-43, 95, and oversize 157 and 162. — Ephemera is located throughout the collection, but is concentrated in the Ephemera series (box 38) and the Artists and Poets series (boxes 1-36 and 50-88).
The Alternative Press Records held by the University of Michigan Special Collections Library is the founders' full set of press records up until 1996. It contains items such as correspondence from poets, artists, and friends, manuscripts of poems and other writings, sketches, Christmas cards, event announcements, the press' printed products, subscription renewal requests and more. Records from all three operating locations of the press are included, although the records from business done from Grindstone City predominate.
The Alternative Press Records is divided into ten series: Artists and Poets: Correspondence, Writings and Ephemera; Business Records; Ephemera; Events and Organizations; Original Postcards; Printed Materials; Printing Process; Small Presses; 1996 accretion; and 2018 accretion. Records sorted by individual or organization (primarily Artists and Poets and Small Presses) are arranged in alphabetical order. Other series and subseries (primarily those containing correspondence, business records, artwork/writings, and event announcements) are arranged in chronological order to preserve evidence of the creative process and organizational decisionmaking.
.5 Linear Feet
Item  promotes Ziploc bags. Includes descriptions with suggested uses for Ziploc Freezer Bags, Storage Bags, Sandwich Bags, Snack Bags, and Vegetable Bags; lowfat recipes making use of bags, with nutrition information for each; lowfat cooking tips; advertisement with order form for Graham Kerr's cookbooks; product packaging and serving suggestion illustrations; and index. Sample recipes: British bacon & tomato sandwich, sloppy joes, and chunky coleslaw. Form No. 200-024-96.
You can't make waffles on a gridiron : recipes to "pass and receive" from the makers of Handi-Wrap II. 32 p., circa 1987
Item  promotes Handi-Wrap II. Includes "lighthearted collection of [football] facts"; 28 recipes, each tied to an NFL team, designed to be simple, many of which can be prepared in advance; football cartoons; and product packaging illustrations. Sample recipes: Washington won tons, Cardinals' elegant carrots, and Lions' butterflied lamb. Form No. 207-084-87.
When "Liberty" in the kitchen means freedom from work, get away from this messy task by using these.  p., circa 1920s
Item  promotes Liberty Baking Cups. Includes directions for using cups; anonymous testimonials; cup cake recipe; illustrated price list for cups and other paper products (doilies, casserole frills, chop frills, and croquette skewers); and illustrations of product packaging and kitchen scenes with woman in period dress.
10 Linear Feet
This collection contains ephemera material that documents a variety of products, companies, services, and subjects that are otherwise unable to be categorized into another subject area. It includes booklets, catalogs, pamphlets, order forms, price lists, and other promotional material.
Item  promotes Zingerman's Deli of Ann Arbor, MI. Includes catalog of mail order food products, such as cakes, breads, dressings, and cheeses; descriptions and prices for each product; advice on gift giving; reasons to order; order form; and advertisement for Zingerman's food clubs. No recipes.
Item  promotes Zingerman's Deli. Includes catalog of catering services and events, such as breakfast brunch baskets, deli trays, and dessert platters; descriptions and prices for each service; reasons to hold events at the restaurant; sample menus; guarantee; and ordering information. No recipes.
Item  promotes the specialty trade of baking with Wilton products. Includes catalog of cake decorating products, such as cake molds, cake toppers, and piping bags; instructions on how to decorate cakes, use sugar molds, assemble wedding cakes, and create specialty cakes; descriptions, images, model numbers, and prices for each product; recipes for icings; ordering information; manufacturer's guarantee; and images of Norman Wilton, president of Wilton Enterprises and men, women, and children in period dress. Sample recipes: royal icing and satiny white icing.
12 Linear Feet (22 small manuscript boxes and 2 oversize boxes.)
Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to fruits, vegetables, and nuts in fresh, dried, canned, frozen, and juiced forms. Publications date from 1885-2003, with most materials from the 1920s-1980s. Although a few vegetables appear, such as corn, potatoes, and mushrooms, the bulk of this collection consists of publications promoting fruit (especially cranberries, bananas, citrus fruits, pineapple, and raisins), and nuts (especially coocnuts, almonds, pecans, walnuts, and peanuts).
Item  promotes Pure Gold and Silver Seal citrus fruit. Includes recipes using citrus fruit; illustrations of citrus fruit (on covers) and chef preparing food; and index. Sample recipes: grapefruit salad in pepper shells, lemon drop cakes, and Turkish paste.
Item  promotes Staley's syrups and cornstarch. Includes product packaging and serving suggestion illustrations. Notes syrups accepted by American Medical Association for infant feeding.
Item  promotes Prattlow canned fruits and vegetables. Includes explanation of grading (fancy, choice, and standard) for canned fruits and vegetables; extra steps taken by Pratt-Low to achieve top quality products; individual descriptions of Prattlow fancy peaches, apricots, pears, cherries, pineapple, Kadota figs, fruits for salad, fruit cocktail, plums, asparagus, tomato juice, spinach, artichokes, and salad vegetables; illustrations of fruit and vegetables from the fields to the table and product packaging; and map of San Francisco area showing where fruits grow and Pratt-Low has canneries. No recipes. Marked: 5M 2-34.
2.5 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes)
Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes informational materials published by government agencies. Publications range in date from the 1910s-1980s.
Item  promotes canning and freezing. Includes information on processing of meat for storage in freezer lockers; advice on preparing and freezing fruit and vegetables; tables with fruits and vegetables recommended for freezing; advice on cooking frozen foods; and table with cooking time for fresh and frozen vegetables. No recipes. Damaged: cover and some pages torn at binding.
Item  promotes the Community Services Agency of Washtenaw County (Mich.). Includes main dish recipes attributed by name to 1985 contest winners; nutrition advice; list of appliances with average wattage and typical operating cost; and information on Detroit Edison electric utility company. Sample recipes: borderline beefy casserole, haystacks, and hamburger casserole.
Whole and nonfat dry milk in quantity food preparation / by Pearl J. Aldrich and Grace A. Miller. Circular Bulletin 223 : [folder with recipe cards]., 1956
Item  promotes dairy. Includes information on dry milk types; advice on using dry milk in cooking and food preparation, substituting dry milk for fresh milk, and storing dry milk products; information on money saved by using dry milk; 3 cards with information for using dry milk in cooking and bakind; and 39 recipe cards, for quick breads, yeast breads, cakes, cookies, pie fillings, and puddings and desserts using dry milk products. Sample recipes: pumpkin spice cake, pecan rolls, and butterscotch pudding.
8 Linear Feet (16 small manuscript boxes.)
Item  promotes Zenith color tvs. Includes advice on antenna connections; advice on use of tv, tuning, and adjusting color; advice on remote control; troubleshooting advice; cable tv channel reference chart; troubleshooting chart; and laid-in safety tips sheet. No recipes. Marked: 206-00754 RR--G E D C B A.
Item  promotes the Zenith '76 100% Solid-State Chromacolor II tv. Includes miscellaneous brochures and inserts; information on Zenith '76 tv; product images and descriptions for Zenith console stereos, speakers, radios, and sound systems; safety advice; advice on use of tv; and Zenith tv testers tracking card. No recipes. Marked: Part No. 203-1512.
You work wonders with the Hamilton Beach Liqui-Blender : instructions and recipes. 49 p., circa 1950s
Item  promotes the Hamilton Beach Liqui-Blender. Includes introduction by Mary Adams; beverage, soup, sandwich spread, salad and salad dressing, bread, main course, dessert, and sauce recipes; advice on using blender; advertisements for Hamilton Beach Mixette portable food mixer and Hamilton Beach stand mixer with Mixguide; serving suggestions illustrations; and images of women and child in period dress. Sample recipes: vichyssoise, shrimp paste, and Swedish fish pudding. Marked: Form No. 1192. Damaged: cut through back cover and last few pages.
1.5 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box.)
Item  promotes Yukon Jack Canadian Liqueur. Includes cocktail recipes featuring Yukon Jack; and images of serving suggestions. Sample recipes: Eskimo cider, walrus, and burnt paw.
Item  promotes Bond Bread Krums from General Baking Company. Includes advice on the ease, inexpensiveness, and handiness of prepared bread crumbs; recipes for variety of dishes using bread crumbs; diecut shaped like a can of Bond Bread Krums; and illustrations of chef and woman in period dress and serving suggestions. Sample recipe: Bond Krum pancakes.
Item  promotes Victor canned shrimp and oysters. Includes nutritional information on product; recipes; description of the canning operation; die cut shaped like a can of Victor shrimp; and illustrations of product packaging, serving suggestions, and woman in period dress. Sample recipes: shrimp and oyster gumbo; shrimp Newburg, and herb scalloped oysters.
2.5 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes)
Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials related to cereal products, with particular focus on breakfast cereal and similar products. Products and companies that are particularly well-represented include Quaker Oats, Shredded Wheat, Ralston Purina company, Battle Creek Sanitarium, Battle Creek Food Company, and Kellogg Cereals. Publications date from the 1880s to 1991, with concentrations from the 1920s-1940s and the 1970s-1980s.
Item  promotes Battle Creek Sanitarium health foods. Includes illustrations of serving suggestions, table settings, formal and informal period dress, and Battle Creek Sanitarium and factory; menus; and modern lunch recipes for defense workers. Sample recipes: grilled soy protose patties, soy gluten yeast bread, diabetic soy and bran cookies, and "zo" piecrust. Offers of free literature on specialty diets and book, Healthful living.
Item  promotes Post cereals. Includes menus, recipes, and illustrations of serving suggestions and period dress. Illustrations of manufacturing process for Post Toasties. Emphisis on how thiamine is added to the product.
Item  contains two brochures of recipes using Kellogg all-bran. Includes illustrations of serving suggestions. One includes Kellogg tested seal.
2 Linear Feet (4 small manuscript boxes)
Item  promotes buying the Wrigley Company's premium chewing gum in bulk and using their graduated brass scoops. Includes price list; offer for free scoops with purchase of box of chewing gum; information about the company; and images of the brass scoops. No recipes.
Item  promotes Vaughan Novelty products. Includes catalog of over 60 products, including can openers, utensils, and ice picks; descriptions, model numbers, prices, and images of each product; image of factory; contact information for the export department; laid-in price list, No. 47; and envelope. No recipes. Marked: Catalog No. M-25.
Item  promotes the Foley food mill. Includes list of ways in which food mill can be used; recipes for soups, main dishes, vegetables, breads, salads, relishes, juices, desserts, and canning juices; advice on preparing food for babies; and illustrations of the food mill and other Foley equipment. Item also contains wrapper from food mill. Sample recipes: tart lima bean soup, biscuits with avocado butter, and colonial squash pie.
13 Linear Feet (24 small manuscript boxes and two oversize boxes)
Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, dating from circa 1880 to 2004. The collection is divided into three series based on subject.
Item  promotes California brandy. Includes information about brandy production, full-color illustrations, and recipes. Recipes use brandy as an ingredient. Sample recipes: brandy beefburgers, Mendocino eggnog, and California quake.
Item  promotes Korbel's champagne. Includes tips on serving amounts; champagne storage and chilling; bottle opening and toasting; Korbel awards; Korbel champagne flute offer; and information on champagne varieties. Photo illustrations show product packaging, wedding bouquet, and wedding couple. No recipes. Marked 421-3004.
Item  promotes Bacardi rum. Includes history of rum and of Bacardi; index of drinks and recipes; cocktail-making and glassware hints; product packaging, serving suggestion, Bacardi production, and history of rum illustrations; and recipes. Recipes use rum as an ingredient. Sample recipes: Bacardi airmail, Bacardi clover club, and Bacardi blossom. Defective copy: cover detached.