Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Instructions For Using Kerr Mason Jars, Caps And Lids, "Self-Sealing" Brand


The front panel is beige with black ink. There is a black banner at the top above the title that states: Important---Read carefully before using. The text is in two columns with the left column being open kettle method and the right column being hot and cold pack method. The back panel is beige with black ink and is divided into three columns. The first column is a time table with a coupon for the Kerr home canning book at the bottom. The second column continues the time table and additional notes on preparing different foods for processing as well as the corporation name and address. The third column has an advertisement for Kerr fruit jars and caps. It is three-hole punched.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

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


2 p.

27.3 x 20 cm


Language: English

Key term: Canning

Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Instructions For Using Kerr Mason Jars, Caps And Lids, "Self-Sealing" Brand. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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