Mary Hubler Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH43

Dates

  • 1982-07-21 (Creation)
  • 1930 – 1970 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 00:30:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Hubler discusses 1937 strike.  Worked at H.B. Reese Candy Factory on Caracas Avenue 1935-1945; talks about aspects of company.  Father was an acquaintance of M.S. Hershey, worked as a painter for Hershey Estates. Remembers attractions of Hershey: creamery, swimming pools, dance hall, Ice Palace, Park Theater, bandshell, rides, trolleys and trolley barns, waiting room in Cocoa Inn.  Recalls Tea House, greenhouse, Hotel Hershey.  Describes Italians as friendlier than other residents.  Refers to anti-black sentiment at pool.

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