Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kerr Home Canning Guide


The front panel has a maiden ceramic flower holder holding the title. Kerr is in red lettering. Behind her are Mason jars with canned cherries, peaches, pears, peppers, etc.. In the bottom right corner is Price 15 cents. The back panel has carrots, corn, tomato, and cauliflower behind jars of canned peas, corn, and carrots. The front end page has a signed typed letter from Ruth Kerr titled: Ours is a great heritage, yours and mine.... The company name and address are below. There are black and white line drawings and black and white photos showing the canning process. There are colored photos of filled jars and presentation of food using the canned product. Pages 46-53 have Answers to your canning questions. Page 56 and the back end page have an advertisement for Kerr products.

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 17.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Kerr Home Canning Guide. 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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