Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 24 23 hours ago Done WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: View photo . CRUNCH TIME Profile America Sunday, August 24th.One of America's favorite snack foods is said to have originated on this date in 1853 near Saratoga Springs, New York. The chef at Moon's Lake House, George Crum, was irritated at a customer who sent back his fried potatoes several times, saying they were too thick and soggy. Crum decided to slice potatoes wafer thin and stir-fry them. The customer was delighted, and so-called Saratoga chips became famous. The true origin of potato chips is unknown, but they are descended from french fries, which preparation Thomas Jefferson is reputed to have introduced in America. Snack food manufacturing, potato chips included, is a more than $24 billion a year business for 612 establishments in the U.S. You can find more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau, online at www.census.gov .
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24, 2014. A Palestinian flees after an Israeli strike hits a three-story building belonging to the Abdul Hadi family in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Aug. 24, 2014. Smoke rises from the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes Saturday that collapsed the 13-story building, in Gaza City, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Palestinians inspect the rubble of the Al-Zafer apartment tower following Israeli airstrikes Saturday that collapsed the 13-story building, in Gaza City, Aug. 24, 2014. A Palestinian looks at the remains of a commercial center, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli airstrike on Saturday, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Aug. 24, 2014. Friends and relatives of Daniel Tregerman, a 4-year-old Israeli boy, mourn during his funeral in a cemetery near the border with the Gaza Strip, Aug. 24, 2014. The mother, center, of Palestinian militant Mahmoud Abbas, who medics said was killed by an Israeli airstrike, mourns during his funeral in Gaza City, Aug.
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