The ramblings of an aspiring author and adult amateur horse owner.
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Sunday Stills: Glass
Alexander H. Kerr established the Hermetic Fruit Jar Company in 1903 in Portland, Oregon. The earliest Kerr Jars were made by Illinois Pacific Glass Company and Hazel Atlas Company. Kerr invented the first wide-mouth jar. The business later became known as the Kerr Glass Manufacturing Company.
The Albertina Kerr Center in Portland has a long history of aiding children as well as people with developmental disabilities.