The doughnuts-to-dollars story of Krispy Kreme and Vernon Rudolph, who opened his first Krispy Kreme shop in the 1930s and built a corporation which he led until his death in the early 1970s; and the continuation of the dream by Joseph McAleer.
Correspondence, administrative records, operational records, company newsletters, news clippings, photographs, photograph albums, and audio-visual materials.
Series 7, audio-visual materials: Training films, videotapes, TV and radio commercials, and slide presentations (rough inventory in container list).
Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation Records, ca. 1937-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History