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Mr. Alexander Kerr H.

Founder

Hermetic Fruit Jar Company

Hermetic Fruit Jar Company

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The Kerr Economy and Kerr Self ...

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The Kerr Economy and Kerr Self Sealing jars were developed in 1903 by Alexander H. Kerr, who founded the Hermetic Fruit Jar Company that year. .... Muskegon County Museum a showcase for area collectors | MLive.com.

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Simple Instructions for Canning Tomatoes - Associated Content .... Pint or Quart Canning Jars (Ball, Kerr, and Mason are all leading brands) Jar Lids & Rings (rings can be re-used but lids will have to be replaced each use) .... Antique Canning Jars - LoveToKnow Antiques. Antique canning jars are colorful reminders of Grandmother's country kitchen. ... Canning jars were an important part of the kitchen for well over a hundred years. .... Beginning Home Canning, Page 2 of 3 - Associated Content .... Part 2 of 3 Live green and save money by canning your own locally grown "convenience" foods that are great for your health, the local economy, and the environment.. Frequently Asked Questions -- Fruit Jars. Wax sealer jars as well as old canning crocks could be appropriate Civil War period ... old canning jars while taking advantage of the easy-to-use Kerr lids. .... References - A PRIMER ON FRUIT JARS. Alexander H. Kerr founded the Hermetic Fruit Jar Company in 1903. ... her old canning jars while taking advantage of the easy-to-use Kerr lids. ( The Illinois ....


Alexander H. Kerr founded ...

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Alexander H. Kerr founded the Hermetic Fruit Jar Company in 1903 and among their first commercial products were the Economy and Self Sealing jars.

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Mr. Kerr later invented a smaller, flat metal disk with the same permanent composition gasket.


In 1903 Alexander H. Kerr ...

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In 1903 Alexander H. Kerr founded the Hermetic Fruit Jar Company.

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In 1915 Kerr invented a smaller flat metal disk with the same permanent composition gasket. The lid sealed on the top of a mason jar with a separate threaded metal ring holding the lid down during the hot water processing. This allowed re-use of old canning jars together with inexpensive and easy to use disposable lids. The jar we know today was born! This two-part lid system transformed home canning safety and is still in use today. Kerr also made the first wide-mouth jars, which Ball was quick to duplicate.


Pictures of Antique Mason Jars [Slideshow]

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The Kerr Self Sealing Mason jar was developed by the Hermetic Fruit Jar Company, founded by Alexander Kerr in 1903. The Self Sealing jar was one of the first products that the company released. Kerr patented the first canning lids that had a permanently attached gasket, the type still used today.


A Brief History of the Home Canning Jar

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Alexander H. Kerr founded the Hermetic Fruit Jar Company in 1903 and among the first commercial; products were the Economy and Self Sealing jars.

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Mr. Kerr later (1915) invented a smaller, flat metal disk with the same permanent composition gasket. The lid sealed on the top of a mason jar; a threaded metal ring held the lid down during the hot water processing. This allowed re-use of old canning jars together with inexpensive and easy to use disposable lids. The jar we know today was born! This two-part lid system transformed home canning safety and is still in use today.
Kerr also made the first wide-mouth jars, which Ball was quick to duplicate.
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They also make Kerr, Bernardin and Golden Harvest canning jars. Alltrista's home canning product and more information on Ball jars, can be found on their website at homecanning.com .

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