Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

National Nutrition Issue. Food For Victory. Kerr Home Canning Book

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The front panel is in color and has a woman in a blue dress holding a jar of cherries. There is a bushel basket on the lower left spilling produce across the bottom of the panel. There are three jars of produce among the produce. There is a black banner at the bottom with the title in yellow letters. The back panel has a black shield with a yellow title: Enjoy easier canning use Kerr mason jars, caps & lids for all methods of home canning. There are many jars of produce around the shield with produce scattered around them. Page 42 has Particle hints for homemakers and Points on selecting preparing the product for canning. Canning questions answered is on pages 43 - 49. Pages 50 - 51 have a color advertisement for Kerr products. The front end page has a shield with Food for victory. The center of the shield has a canning jar surrounded by produce. The back end page has line drawings of the factories and what to do if you have difficulty getting supplies.

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: National Nutrition Issue. Food For Victory. 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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