Henry J. Stump Oral History Interview (1 of 2) Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH64

Dates

  • 1982 (Creation)
  • 1912 – 1982 (Creation)

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

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  • Scope and Contents

    Stump entered Hershey Industrial School at age four (1912) and graduated 14 years later.  Recounts stories from that time, including being taken to Harrisburg Hospital for pneumonia in M.S. Hershey's car, attending class in refurbished barn at Homestead, fellow students.  Employed at Hershey Bank.  Frequent M.S. Hershey anecdotes.  His perception of 1937 strike: farmers less responsible for evicting strikers than Estates and factory employees with clubs.  M.S. Hershey tried to get information from him about AFL Union, since brother was secretary.

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    Unrestricted

  • Related Materials

    Collections: 92OH10

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