Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kerr Home Canning Book And How To Freeze Foods

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The front panel is green with a bouquet of flowers with a ceramic swan with produce in it in front. To the right of the flowers the title is in a white rectangle. Kerr is in red lettering. In the lower right corner is a jar of canned peaches. In the lower left is Price 35¢. The back panel is green and has a ceramic doll with jars of canned asparagus, carrots, and peas to the lower right and a plate of fresh produce to the left of the jars. The front end page has a typed signed letter from Ruth Kerr. There is a picture of her in the upper left hand corner. There is an insert advertising the "Grip-Tite" jar lifter by Kerr. There are black and white photos on the canning processes. There are color photos on the canned produce with dishes made using them. Page 48-54 has Answering your canning questions. Page 56 and the back end page have a colored 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.

23.8 x 16.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Kerr Home Canning Book And How To Freeze Foods. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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