Aimee Rex Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

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2008OH03

Dates

  • 2008-03-15 (Creation)
  • 1917 – 2007 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Aimee Rex née Witmer, describes her father, D. Paul Witmer, former manager of the Hershey Lumber Company.  Rex recounts her family’s background and origins in the Elizabethtown area.  Describes D. Paul Witmer’s education, early career, his later work in Hershey, and his close working relationship with Mr. Hershey.  Rex recalls her childhood in the Hershey community, the buildings, activities she participated in, and the homes and residents along East Chocolate Avenue.  Rex, a librarian, worked briefly at the Hershey Public Library before working the majority of her career with the state.  A brief description of the Hotel Hershey’s opening reception is recounted.

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    Unrestricted

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