Ford Ice Cream Vendor Trucks, 1925

Summary

Harry Burt, the owner of a candy and ice cream store in Youngstown, Ohio, perfected his chocolate-coated ice cream bar on a stick in 1920. He then hired a crew of salesmen to sell these bars in specially outfitted trucks. In this 1925 photograph, motorized vehicles are lined up ready to sell Harry Burt's Good Humor Ice Cream Suckers.

Harry Burt, the owner of a candy and ice cream store in Youngstown, Ohio, perfected his chocolate-coated ice cream bar on a stick in 1920. He then hired a crew of salesmen to sell these bars in specially outfitted trucks. In this 1925 photograph, motorized vehicles are lined up ready to sell Harry Burt's Good Humor Ice Cream Suckers.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

20 March 1925

Subject Date

20 March 1925

Collection Title

General Photographs Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.41222

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 11 in

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