Krispy Kreme donuts

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Black and white photo of an African American man wearing a Krispy Kreme hat stands behind a conveyer belt with Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

Taken between 1972 and 1979, this photograph shows the production area at a Krispy Kreme store. Customers could watch doughnuts being made through the windows on the left.

From Steve Perille Collection at J. Murrey Atkins Library, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.