The Malt or Ice Cream Shoppe
|The Malt shops or Ice Cream
shops of the 1950's were very important places for people of many
communities around North America to meet. Teenagers especially
enjoyed visiting the shops to enjoy both the delicious treats and the
music played on the juke box. Not everyone like the malt shops.
In fact, parents often refused to let children go because of that
"horrible Rock n' Roll music!" Ice cream would have only been
about 5 cents in the 1950's! Now we pay at least $2.00!
bottle opener would have opened up one of the many bottles of pop
enjoyed by teens in the 1950's. Pop bottles did not have twist off
caps and needed to be opened with a bottle opener just like this one.
This one was found in the walls of a house recently renovated in our
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