Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kerr Home Canning Book


The front panel is in color with a black banner across the middle with a yellow border and the title in yellow letters. There are photos of several dishes of food as well as produce scattered around the lower half. There is a Kerr mason jar in the lower right corner with two partially shucked ears of corn to the left and tomatoes and a pepper to the right. The back panel has a black banner with yellow borders and the title in yellow: Use Kerr jars caps & lids for all methods of home canning. There are several dishes of food. Two canning jars are in the upper left corner; one with pears and the other with cherries. There is produce around the jars and dishes. Page 40 has Practical hints for homemakers and page 41 has How to remove stains. Page 42 has the Scientific baby diet. Pages 43 - 49 have Answers to canning questions and pages 50 - 51 have a color advertisement for Kerr products. The back end page has line drawings of the two factories and how to contact the company if your supplier runs out caps and/or lids.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

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


56 p.

24.1 x 17.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


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

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