Recent additions to the menu include malts and shakes, and just this year Alaskan Soda Jerk
added scoops, sundaes, and banana splits, all of which are made with Alaska-made ice cream.
While 150,000 soda jerks
won't solve our jobs problem, being a soda jerk
is a lot more fun than being a barista at Starbucks or flipping fries at McDonalds.
For the next forty-some years he covered the local scene: He took pictures of steel workers, Negro League baseball players, and neighborhood kids; he made portraits of a coal miner, a female disc jockey, a soda jerk
, and a policeman; he photographed visiting leaders like John F.
During this era a Walgreens soda jerk
has been credited with the creation of the milk shake.
Not only does Rockwell accomplish this with technical proficiency, but he employs the idiosyncratic invention of the 18th-century French practice of "inserting a surrogate beholder into narrative pictures--a character within the painting's space whose response to the action we may take as a cue to our own responses and through whose eyes we are presumed to see the scene portrayed in its optimum configuration." Hickey points out, "This device is employed as a naughty joke in Jean-Honore Fragonard's The Swing, where the surrogate beholder has a revealing view of the young lady in the swing that is not available to us." He draws the parallel to the revealing view enjoyed by the soda jerk
in After the Prom.
In it, a boy in a white dinner jacket perches on a stool at a drugstore soda fountain and looks on proudly as his date on the next stool, a blonde girl in a white formal dress, lets the soda jerk
smell the fragrance of her gardenia corsage, while another customer, apparently a workingman and war veteran, glances over and smiles.
Later the family opened a combination pool hall-restaurant, so young John's experiences included working as a soda jerk
. Education was local, too: Illinois State in next-door Normal.
"As a college student, I was a soda jerk
at a drugstore in New York City at 42nd and Eighth Street.
A voice within will whisper that the former soda jerk
from Dawson's Drug Store does not really belong.
In the shop, a male mannequin served as soda jerk
. The display was up three to four weeks, and increased sales of the featured items by 15% to 20%.
He was born in South Worcester, the son of Edward and Mary (Cove) Lee, and there met his future wife at the corner pharmacy; he was the soda jerk
and she the daughter of the future Chief of Police.
My first real job, however, was at Burnham's drugstore working as a cashier and 'soda jerk
I was a soda jerk
behind a fountain, making and serving shakes and hamburgers.
Our bass player, Jon, was in (the punk bands) Soda Jerk
After kicking around the area as a drugstore soda jerk
and an amusement park waitress, Lucy moved back to New York City where she became a model for Hattie Carnegie, an internationally famous dress designer.