Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Kerr Pamphlet]


The front and back panels are missing. The pamphlet is to encourage canning for the World War II effort. Page three has a letter from Mrs. Alexander H. Kerr, which state that "To win will take the united effort of every red-blooded American man, woman and child to plan Victory gardens... to can the surplus... to feed our families at home and our boys and allies abroad. There are two articles by different authors: Malnutrition blues by Helen Louise Rowe and ABC of canning by Zella Hale Weyant. Pages 6 -7 discuss Victory Gardens. Pages 12 - 13 have canning labels that can be removed and used. Pages 16 - 17 have an advertisement for Kerr lids and caps. Pages 20 -21 have an advertisement for Victory canning labels. Page 21 also has an advertisement for a book 12 lessons in canning Free.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

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

1945 (ca.)

27.9 x 21.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: [Kerr Pamphlet]. 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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