Home canning can save all those beans, tomato's, cabbage, and berries. It is easily accomplished in the home with proper instructions and good guide book. This book is more of a reference text for those that have experience in canning.
There is a thread on how to make vinegar from fruit thats readily available to you at home. If interested in making your own skip to page 117..
As to the preservation methods, use great CAUTION. Check the instructions against modern text like the Ball Blue Book. Any failure in ones techniques can result in the death of a loved one..
Home and Farm Preservation - 1918 2015-08-30
Preserving the harvest as done in 1918