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Augustus Jackson was an African-American candy confectioner

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shayla lemon

on 17 March 2014

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Transcript of Augustus Jackson was an African-American candy confectioner

Augustus Jackson Ice Cream Inventor .
A African & Amercian Inventor .

Augustus Jackson was an African-American candy confectioner from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jackson served as a chef in the White House during the 1820s
Who ?
what ?
The origins of ice cream can be traced back to the 4th century B.C. and contrary to popular folklore Augustus Jackson did not invent ice cream itself, however, he was an accomplished businessman and helped to perfect the making of ice cream at that time.
Where ?
In Philadelphia Georgia .
When ?
Philadelphia in the late 1820s, where he started his own successful catering business.
Why ?
At that time, many African Americans owned ice cream parlors or were ice cream makers in the Philadelphia area. Augustus Jackson was the most successful and his ice cream flavors were well loved
Intro .
African American, Augustus Jackson was a candy confectioner from Philadelphia who created several ice cream recipes and invented an improved method of manufacturing ice cream around 1832.
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