Madame Chiang's Chinese Cookbook

Cathy brought this back from California. It will be the subject of a vast number of articles in the future, so I thought I'd just give you the vital statistics now.

YEAR: 1941

PUBLISHER: Chinese Cook Book Company, Winona, Minnesota

NUMBER OF RECIPES: 55

NUMBER OF RECIPES NOT INCLUDING A RACIST CARTOON: 0

And here's the cover:

 

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Um, wow.

I bet you guys have had a laugh about that one already.
 
Also, I think the captcha I have to answer for this is a suggestion.
eyeballs 27th

Aha!

I spy a title tag.  I approve of this alteration.

Oof

It is indeed rife for mocking. And also terribly, madly, wildly hilarious. Er, and inappropriate...

Yes, but ...

... does it have a decent recipe for BBQ Pork Fried Rice?

I have my grandmother's copy

I have my grandmother's copy of Madame Chiang's Chinese Cookbook 1941. The cover is the same except there's no advertisement on mine, just "25 cents". Do you have any idea of its value? I would like to donate it to a museum of some sort. Suggestions and information would be most welcomed.
Thank you.

Museums and libraries

I'm sure that there are plenty of historical societies and libraries in California dealing with the Chinese experience in America, and you could also look at the Minnesota Historical Society or the U of MN libraries, since the publisher was in Minnesota. Other university library systems might also have collections that could use it.

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