Collections Carousel – Sanitary Milk & Ice Cream Company Ice Cream

Ice cream. The perfect summertime (and wintertime!) treat. A concoction consisting mainly of cream, butterfat or milk that is sweetened and flavored, beaten to a uniform consistency, and then frozen, ice cream ranks as one of the world’s most universally loved foods. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, ice…

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Collections Carousel – Cushing Creamery Company Serving Dish and Letter Opener

The Cushing Creamery Company got its start on June 11, 1912, with the incorporation of the Cushing Creamery Association.  Located in Cushing, Minnesota, a town in northwestern Morrison County, the co-operative creamery turned milk and cream from local farmers into butter, dried milk and buttermilk.  After the first creamery buildings…

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Collections Carousel – Dairy Queen Display

More promotional material for the Dairy Queen in Little Falls, Minnesota (http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?p=2332; http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?p=2289).  This store window display incorporates a wide variety of Dairy Queen paraphernalia, including pennants, banners, and the current Dairy Queen menu.  A key focus for promoting the new business appears to have been the quantity of dairy…

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Collections Carousel – Little Falls Dairy Queen Parade Car

This slick-looking four-door Chrysler sedan, shown on Broadway Avenue East in Little Falls, Minnesota, is decked out with advertising for a fairly new restaurant in Little Falls – the Dairy Queen.  Opened about a decade after the first Dairy Queen store in the nation began business in 1940 in Joliet,…

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