Fred Mazzoli Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
90OH27

Dates

  • 1990-10-01 (Creation)
  • 1917 – 1986 (Event)

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

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  • Scope and Contents

    Mazzoli recalls early years in Spring Creek; sold "Lancaster New Era" to transplanted Hershey employees.  Worked in cocoa department at Chocolate factory, transferred to creamery.  Left in 1957 to open his own ice cream business.  Describes creamery processes and products, worked on "Victory Whip" project with M.S. Hershey during World War II.  Remembers town before and after building boom.  Notes homeboys who worked for him at creamery and later became prominent Hershey business leaders.  Recounts Jim Bobb's refusal to sell him ice cream mix.  Discusses specialities of his own company, customers, etc, M.S. Hershey anecdotes.  Wife Leda Mazzoli and nephew Anthony also make comments.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

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