Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

10 Short Lessons In Canning And Freezing [1965]


The front panel is brown ink on a pseudo-linen soft cover. There is a Kerr lid in the upper right corner, two woman canning in the lower right corner, and a place for a person's name in the left lower corner. From Kerr Field Services Department, Sand Springs, Oklahoma appears below that. The back panel is a brown pseudo-linen soft cover with Ruth Kerr's picture and a typed letter from her in a beige area shaped like a Mason jar. There is a typed signed letter from Hattie Kilgore, Director, Research and Education Dept., Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp. There is an advertisement in the lower right corner for the Kerr home canning book. Page 3 has from the USDA Bulletin AIS-64 Approximate yields, definition of canning terms, storage of canned foods, and opening Kerr jars. All lessons are followed by questions but not answers. The text is brown on beige pages.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

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


23 p.

27.3 x 20.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: 10 Short Lessons In Canning And Freezing [1965]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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