Samuel Hinkle Oral History Interview (1 of 2) Edit

Summary

Identifier
91OH01

Dates

  • 1975-06-30 (Creation)
  • 1922 – 1975 (Creation)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 01:40:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Hinkle recounts coming to Hershey Chocolate  in 1924 and describes the nature of the factory at that time.  Began as chemist (1924-1947), made plant manager (1947), and named president upon the death of P.A. Staples (1956).  Discusses: M.S. Hershey, P. A. Staples, 1937 strike, 1953 strike, Cuban operations, Ration bar and other products.  Also reflects upon: Reese acquisition, Hershey Medical Center, Great Depression building boom.

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    Unrestricted

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright Restriction

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    Collections: 2011OH26

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