Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kerr Home Canning Book


The front panel has a black banner at top with the title in yellow letters. There is a basket of cherries to the left and cherry blossoms to the right of it. There are two canning jars with fruit; one large and one small jar. There are cherries scattered around them. The price 10ยข is in the bottom right corner. The back panel has a black banner on the left with the title in yellow lettering: Use Kerr jars caps & lids for all methods of home canning. The right hand side has different varieties of produce with a canning jar of asparagus and an empty canning jar. Page 42 has the Scientific baby diet. Pages 43 - 49 has Answers to canning questions. Pages 50 - 51 have a color advertisement for Kerr products. The back end page has line drawings of the two factories and where to write if you run into problems.

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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