Ice cream delivery, 1924

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Ice cream delivery, 1924

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Description

Ice cream delivery services began during the prohibition era when vehicles were first becoming more common. Harry Burt is credited for being the first company that delivered ice cream products through vehicles which became the Good Humor ice cream company. The service quickly gained traction by attracting children and adults with music and the vehicles.

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About This Item

  • Title: Ice cream delivery, 1924
  • Creation Date: 1924
  • Subject Date: 1924
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.9163
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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