Small town grocery store calendar and recipes

My great-grandparents, Paul and Alberta Arminda “Bertie” (Watson) Boyd, ran a grocery store in Sparta, Ohio for many years. I have a few of the annual calendars they had printed for customers, like this one from 1941. Because the back of each calendar page was pre-printed with family-style recipes and menus, I think of these artifacts as fascinating windows into the cultural life of my great-grandparents and early 20th century rural life in general.


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