August Memmi Sr. Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH32

Dates

  • 1989-12-06 (Creation)
  • 1925 – 1989 (Event)

Extents

  • 1.00 Items (Whole)
  • 00:58:00 Length_hours (Whole)

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Memmi describes growing up in the "mixed," very close-knit neighborhood of Park Avenue.  Memories of enjoying the Hershey Park bandstand, a homecoming party at the Community Building for World War II veterans, working as a bellboy for Hotel Hershey, where he saw many prominent people.  Discusses the joy of being from a large family, speaking Italian, staying in Hershey.  Role of church, including sacraments.  Brief career in soap factory, Ted Banks. Discusses business; opening family bakery, politics, other activities.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

  • General

    Oral History Project: Italian Community

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