February 22, 2017

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: James Ingram and Patti Austin Week

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Tuesday Open Thread: Another Set of Black History Factoids

Alfred L. Cralle was an African American businessman and inventor who was best known for inventing the ice cream scoop in 1897. Cralle was born on September 4, 1866, in Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Virginia, just after the end of the American Civil War. He attended local schools and worked for his father in the carpentry trade as a young man. During that period, he also became interested in mechanics.

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