Ice cream mold patented

Date: 
Tue, 1897-02-02

*On this date in 1897, the Ice Cream Scoop was patented. Alfred L. Cralle, an African-American inventor, was its creator.

The ice cream scoop’s patent number is 576,395.

Reference:
Created Equal The Lives and Ideas of Black American Innovators
By James Michael Brodie
Copyright 1993, by Bill Adler Books, Inc.
William Morrow and Co. Inc., New York
ISBN 0-688-11536-5

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