Edward R. "Ned" Book Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
96OH15

Dates

  • 1996-10-24 (Creation)
  • 1934 – 1987 (Event)

Extents

  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 02:05:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    In 1960 Book began his career with HERCO as Hotel Hershey manager.  During his career he oversaw the transfer of utilities and services from Hershey Estates to private township ownership.  Discusses problems with the Hotel, closing Cocoa Inn, refurbishing the Hotel, opening the Lodge and Convention Center in 1974.  Discusses impact of the Hershey Medical Center and changes at Hersheypark.  Retired in 1987.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

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