Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ball "Ideal" And "Eclipse" Fruit Jars Standard and Wide Mouth: All Glass Easy To Seal Easy To Open


Single sheet of paper folded in half. The front panel has a pink border, colorful fruit against a blue background, the title in red, white, and yellow lettering, a hand putting a tomato in a jar, and the last part of the title in a pink hexagon with a white border. The back panel has an "Ideal" jar with green beans in it and an "Eclipse" jar with beets in it. There is an explanation of the two jars. The bottom has a coupon for getting a Ball Blue Book. The inside panels are a promo for the "Ideal" jar and its glass tops. Folded inside is a single sheet of white paper with directions for using the two types of jars. It is printed on one side only.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ball Jars

Publisher: Ball Bros. Glass Mfg. (Muncie, Ind.)

1950 (ca.)

16.2 x 8.9 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Ball "Ideal" And "Eclipse" Fruit Jars Standard and Wide Mouth: All Glass Easy To Seal Easy To Open. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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