Ignazio Romanucci Oral History Interview (1 of 2) Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH40

Dates

  • 1989-12-08 (Creation)
  • 1910 – 1989 (Event)

Extents

  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 00:45:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Romanucci talks about living in Ohio and West Virginia before coming to Hershey.  Worked in factory cocoa department, had contact with M.S. Hershey, who is described as a "kind man."  Returned to Europe in 1913 to fight in WWI, returned to United States.  Relates buying groceries, etc. from peddlers, early days of town.  Construction during 1930s, Community Building.  Remembers trolley being loaded with people from neighboring towns coming to work.  Lived in Spring Creek and Swatara Station.  Taught Italian language and culture to children.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

  • General

    Oral History Project: Italian Community

  • Related Materials

    Collections: 2014OH16

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