Vintage

scoop line

30 Jun: Scoop it Up for National Ice Cream Month

In 1897, Alfred L. Cralle secured a patent for his lever-action scoop. It allowed a single hand to operate the scoop, freeing the other hand to hold the cone. Dozens of companies began manufacturing the improved scoop, including Peerless, Gilchrist, Dover, New Gem, and others.   Nearly a century later, in July 1984, Congressman Walter Dee Huddleston’s joint resolution 298…

Massive record collection at Eco Relics

29 Apr: Local Music Finds in the Eco Relics Record Collection

While sorting and organizing the vast vinyl collection at the Eco Relics architectural salvage warehouse, I came across several records produced right here in Jacksonville. While our fair city might not have the musical reputation of New Orleans, Austin, or Nashville, the truth is that Jacksonville has played a very important part in America’s musical history.   Ashley Street might…