Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kerr Home Canning Guide


The front panel has the title at the bottom with Bulletin No. 949 below it. Kerr is in red lettering. There is a wrap around picture of tomatoes and peaches around a box of Mason jars. The tomatoes are loose on the front with one canned jar and the peaches are in the back in the same fashion. There is a green bar at the bottom of the back panel with a space above for a local dealer's name. The front and back end pages have a colored advertisement for Kerr products. There are basic instructions for the canning processes. Page 14 has an advertisement for Kerr home canning book in full color with 300 tested recipes. The page also has Ten points in your favor when you can with Kerr Mason jars, caps and lids.

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.)


14 p.

24.1 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

Key term: Canning

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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