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FOUNDING BAND MEMBER HAS DIED AT 70

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Musician Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, a co-founder of the legendary
funk band Kool & the Gang, died Saturday in New Jersey. The cause
was not disclosed.

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EARLY DAYS OF THE CAMPBELL SOUP CO.

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The Campbell Soup Company was started in 1869 by Joseph A. Campbell, a fruit merchant from Bridgeton, New Jersey, and
Abraham Anderson, an icebox manufacturer from South Jersey.

They produced canned tomatoes, vegetables, jellies, soups,
condiments, and minced meats.

 

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Joseph Albert Campbell (May 15, 1817 – March 27, 1900)

 

Dr. John T. Dorrance

Dr. John T. Dorrance, Arthur’s nephew, invented the process
of condensing soup. He became president of the company
until his death in 1930.

 

 


The company wins a bronze medal for product excellence at the
Paris Exposition. The medallion is added to the can label where
it still appears to this day.

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SHORT HISTORY OF AN ICONIC CONFECTION

Tootsie Roll is a chocolate-flavored taffy-like candy that has been manufactured in the United States since 1907. The candy has
qualities similar to both
caramels and taffy without being exactly
either confection. The
manufacturer, Tootsie Roll Industries, is
based in
Chicago, Illinois. It was the first penny candy to be
individually wrapped in America. (
From Wikipedia)

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COL. SANDERS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1890

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Harland Sanders - IMDb
Colonel Harland David Sanders
(September 9, 1890 – December 16, 1980)

 

Harland Sanders, he was an American businessman  and
entrepreneur, best known for building his Kentucky Fried
Chicken café into a fast-food empire.

Sanders previously worked as a farmer, salesman,
railroad fireman, and steamboat pilot.


He sold KFC to John Y. Brown Jr., Jack Massey,
and a group of investors for $2 million in 1964.

 

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This is the original KFC in Corbin, Kentucky.
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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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ROSS SIMPSON

The Night Before Christmas or a Visit of St. Nicholas: Moore, Clement C.: 9781784282080: Amazon.com: Books

A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore - Poems | poets.org
Clement Clarke Moore 1779-1863

Twas the Night Before Christmas "A Visit from St. Nicholas" - YouTube

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