Edward C. Tancredi Oral History Interview (1 of 2) Edit

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Identifier
91OH27

Dates

  • 1991-11-08 (Creation)
  • 1909 – 1965 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 02:50:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Tancredi relates parents' immigration from Italy, father's work.  Role of education versus need for children to work.  School days, activities in town. Attitudes toward Italians.  Attended vocational school, recalls teachers. Began as laborer for Hershey Estates, recounts "misunderstanding" with John Zoll (employment director).  Wm. Murrie helped him get job as electrician's helper in Chocolate factory (1935).  Perspective of 1937 strike.  Became journeyman 1938.  Explains responsibilities of job.  Mechanical requirements for making Ration D bar.  M.S. Hershey anecdotes, advancement in factory. Describes mising, roasting of beans.  Was in management by 1953 strike.

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