Arthur Stoner Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH77

Dates

  • 1983-09-15 (Creation)
  • 1914 – 1980 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 00:35:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Stoner's family came from Lancaster to farm in Hershey (1913); family farmed until 1922.  Father and brothers helped quarry stone for old Convention Hall (Hershey Museum).  Talks about farm life.  Worked at chocolate factory (1932-1937) as machine oiler.  Discusses machinery, silo construction.  M.S. Hershey anecdotes, cocoa bean trade-mark story from Joseph Snavely, Hershey Park attractions, Pronio's Store, Italian community.  Worked in construction for Sam Bashore.  Washington's birthday celebrations.

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    Unrestricted

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