Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Home Canning In 12 Short Lessons Modern Homemaker


The front cover features a black and white photographic illustration of a young woman admiring her canned goods as she puts a jar of peaches on her well-stocked shelves. Below the illustration, the title "Home Canning In 12 Short Lessons Modern Homemaker" is written in white lettering against a black background. The back cover contains a black and white advertisement for the Kerr Home Canning book for 10 cents. In the top right corner, there is a U.S. postage paid stamp. The inside pages are dedicated to twelve lessons for canning. Each lesson entails informational paragraphs, questions, recipes, and illustrations. Some of the lessons listed include methods of canning, methods of processing, facts regarding pressure cooker canning, general canning instructions, peas, beans, and refreshing fruit juices. There are black and white illustrations of various foods and people located throughout the inside pages. The back end page features "Review Quizzes" on the information listed in this pamphlet. The first quiz is a multiple choice quiz and the second quiz is a true-false quiz.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Kerr Jars

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


31 p.

23 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Home Canning In 12 Short Lessons Modern Homemaker. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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