Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kerr Home Canning Book

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The front panel has a basket of peaches with blueberries behind it, a can of peaches, and a bowl with four peach halves. The title is in a white square with an ornate trim around it. The word Kerr is in red lettering. The words price 10¢ is on the bottom of the front panel. The back panel has ears of corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers in front of a basket. There are three sizes of jars (one with tomatoes, one with corn, and the smallest with pickles.) The front end panel has a typed signed letter from Ruth Kerr (Mrs. Alexander H Kerr) titled As one "neighbor" to another... The company name and address are on the bottom. The back end page and page 56 are a two page advertisement for Kerr products. Pages 46 - 53 have Answers to your canning questions. There are black and white line drawings and color photos. There are notes in boxes lined with black for things to be aware of when canning.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Western Lithograph Co. (Wichita, Kan.)

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

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


56 p.

24.1 x 16.8 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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