Invention: Created Ice Cream Recipes
Augustus Jackson left his position as a White House chief to move to Philadelphia in the late 1820s, where he started his own successful catering business. Jackson created several popular ice cream flavors which he distributed packaged in tin cans to the ice cream parlors of Philadelphia. At that time, many African Americans owned ice cream parlors or were ice cream makers in the Philadelphia area.
Augustus Jackson was the most successful and his ice cream flavors were well loved. Augustus Jackson did not apply for any patents.... http://inventors.about.com/od/ijstartinventors/a/A