Ruth Mattioli Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

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89OH45

Dates

  • 1982-08-17 (Creation)
  • 1935 – 1953 (Event)

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

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  • Scope and Contents

    Mattioli began working at factory at age 15 at scrap table.  Also worked in wrapping, molding, knock-out, cocoa.  Describes wrapping department, other aspects of factory employment, women's floor inspector.  Tells M.S. Hershey anecdote from her time at factory.  Amusing experiences with Italian co-workers, foreman Allen Lingle.  Expresses negative attitude toward union. Discusses witnessing 1937 strike and MSH 1937 birthday party.

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