Austin C. Geiling Jr. Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

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91OH30

Dates

  • 1991-11-20 (Creation)
  • 1923 – 1991 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 02:25:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Geiling was born during Hershey's 20th anniversary (1923) celebration. Recalls circumstances of father's dismissal by M.S. Hershey, other MSH anecdotes.  Spent time at DeAngelis' Restaurant as a child (both parents employed there), and at Community Building.  War career, including being wounded twice.  Reminisces about town recreation: Hershey Park, Arena, Little Theater, etc.  Describes 20 year career at Olmstead Air Force Base.  Began second career (1965) with Hershey Chocolate, Customer Relations.  Became manager, Sales Administration; later manager, Office Services.  Explains positions, co-workers, opinion of changes during 1960s and 1970s.  Involvement with Lady Keystone Open.

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