Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home Canning Guide. Bulletin 839


The front panel is yellow with a white border. The title letters are in red. There are leaves in the upper left and right corners. There is a single jar of cherries sitting among produce. The back panel is yellow with a white border. The title at the top is Use Kerr jars, caps and lids. Kerr is in red and the rest of the letters are in black. There are two jars below that - one of gene beans and bacon and one of tomatoes. They are surrounded by vegetables. In red lettering below that and Taste the difference is written. There is a white square below that for the grocer's name. Bulletin No. 839 is typed in black below that space. The front end page has an advertisement for Kerr jars and the back end page has an advertisement for the caps and lids. Pages 10 -11 have the Kerr test for seal and the Kerr principle of sealing. Page 14 has an advertisement for other booklets.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

Publisher: Kerr Glass Manufacturing Co. (Los Angeles, Calif., Sand Spring, Okla., Hungtington, W.Va.)


14 p.

14 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Home Canning Guide. Bulletin 839. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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