Helen Jane Whiteman Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
90OH15

Dates

  • 1990-07-16 (Creation)
  • 1920 – 1990 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 01:30:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Whiteman recounts early life in Hummelstown; mother was Lebanon Valley College graduate.  Whiteman also graduated from LVC.  Taught in Hummelstown, worked in Hershey Park during summers.  Describes Hershey Park.  Effects of Depression, courtship and marriage to Arthur Whiteman, World War II. Discusses corporate social life, volunteering, husband's career.  Credits husband with making Medical Center possible.  Changes in town over several decades: Hershey Estates to HERCO, expansion with Medical Center, loss of certain buildings and institutions.  Involvement in Girl Scouts.

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