January 8: Walter Diemer. POP! THE INVENTION OF BUBBLE GUM

Walter Diemer, inventor
January 8, 1904 – January 9, 1998

Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy (Simon & Schuster, 2010)

The story of how Walter Diemer, the young accountant at Fleer Gum and Candy, invented bubble gum in 1928.

Visit Meghan McCarthy’s website to see the Gum Art photos she’s collected and about the artists that create these unique sculptures.

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