Chris L. Rutt and Charles G. Underwood
Inventors of Aunt Jemima
Chris L. Rutt was a newspaper writer who wrote for a newspaper in
Rutt came up with the name “Aunt Jemima” while he was listening to a vaudeville team that was singing a song called “Aunt Jemima" (54). This name not only inspired the product's label, but it also influenced the popularity of the product.