First White Castle (in Ohio) This image depicts the first Ohio White Castle, built in Cincinnati in 1929. This image measures 7.25 by 9.25” (18.42 by 23.50 cm). In the 1920s, White Castle introduced the concept of fast food, chain restaurants and “sliders” to the American people. Billy Ingram and Walter Anderson founded the White Castle restaurant chain in Wichita, Kansas, in 1921. Seeking a more central location as the business expanded,.
Exterior view of White Castle number 1. Located in Wichita, Kansas. White Castle was founded in 1921 by Walt Anderson and Billy Ingram. This was the first White Castle location. White Castle sign reads 5 cent hamburgers.
White Castle was founded in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas. The original location was the NW corner of First and Main. Cook Walt A. Anderson partnered with insurance man Edgar Waldo "Billy" A. Ingram to make White Castle into a chain of restaurants and market the brand and its distinctive product.
White Castle: The first White Castle location opened in 1921 in Wichita, making it the original American fast-food burger chain. Founder Bill Ingram used $700 to open the starting location and started serving the chain's signature sliders. The following year, the second White Castle opened in El Dorado, Kan., and by 1924, Ingram expanded the chain to Omaha and Kansas City, Mo.
White Castle customer W. Everett (106 years old) is pictured dining at the counter with White Castle customer W. Carson Poe Jr. (4 years old). A White Castle employee is pictured at the counter. Photograph was taken at White Castle number 22. Located at 1709 South 29th St. in Omaha, Nebraska. Photograph was taken by The Omaha World Herald.