Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Kerr Home Canning And Freezing Book


The front and back panels have a wrap around cover with a dark background. There is a photo of pineapple and nine jars of canned string beans, tomato, cucumber, dill, and plums in the foreground. The Kerr lettering is in red ink with a white border. The rest of the title is in white. In upper right hand corner is a grocery price tag for $1.89. The back panel has a bar code in the lower left corner (7061001607.) The front end page had a shelf with jars of canned produce and a basket of produce and can jars below the shelf. There are black and white photos and line drawings on the canning process. There are color photos showing jars of canned produce and the dishes prepared from them. Pages 57-58 have an article on Canning for the diabetic. Pages 64-68 have Answers to your questions on canning & freezing. The back end page has a color advertisement for Kerr products. The original envelope it was mailed in is included.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: McCormick-Armstrong Co., Inc. (Wichita, Kan.)

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

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


72 p.

23.8 x 17.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


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

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