Richard L. Uhrich Oral History Interview Edit

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OH 89OH02

Dates

  • 1989-06-08 (Creation)
  • 1928 – 1989 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Uhrich ended his career with Hershey Foods as a Vice President and member of the Board of Directors.  His career began in his teens, first hired as a clerk in the Lebanon Creamery.  Transferred to Hershey and worked in the traffic department and eventually became Secretary of the Corporation. Includes descriptions of the 1937 and 1953 strikes, World War II, cocoa bean procurement, acquisition of California almond groves, the bulk chocolate accounts and changes in marketing and management that transpired in the 1960s and 1970s.

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