A.L. Cralle - Boys
A.L. Cralle - Boys


A.L. Cralle Black InventorA.L. CRALLE – Al Cralle was born September 4, 1866 in Lunenberg County, Virginia.  While working in a drug store, he noticed how difficult it was for people to scoop ice cream so he invented an instrument  to make it easier.  Before his invention, people had to use both hands, multiple utensils and struggled to dig the ice cream out.  After his invention, all you needed was one hand. 

Date: February 2, 1897
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Patent No. 576,395