• facebook
  • twitterLogo
  • instagramLogo
  • evelope
  • printer icon

The Ice Cream Scoop

Alfred L. Cralle

Alfred L. Cralle
Invention: The Ice Cream Scoop

Alfred L. Cralle was born in Kenbridge, Lunenburg County, Virginia in 1866 just after the end of the American Civil War (1861 - 1865). He attended local schools and worked with his father in the carpentry trade as a young man, becoming interested in mechanics.

He was sent to Washington, DC where he attended Wayland Seminary, one of a number of schools founded by the American Baptist Home Mission Society to help educate African Americans after the Civil War. Later, he settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he first served as a porter in a drug store and at a hotel.
It was while working in Pittsburgh as a porter that Cralle noticed ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_L._Cralle

Alexander Alexander Miles Alfred Alfred L. Cralle Andrew Andrew Beard Annie Annie Malone Augustus Augustus Jackson Benjamin Benjamin Banneker
Benjamin Benjamin Bradley Bessie Bessie Blount David David Crosthwait Dr. Dr. Carter G. Woodson Dr. Dr. Charles Drew Dr. Dr. Daniel H. Williams
Dr. Dr. James E. West Dr. Dr. Shirley Jackson Dr. Dr. Vivien T. Thomas Earl Earl Lucas Elijah Elijah McCoy Emmett Emmett Chappelle
1 2 3 Next