Harry King Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH73

Dates

  • 1982 (Creation)
  • 1915 – 1980 (Event)

Extents

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

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  • Scope and Contents

    King started in chocolate factory making chewing gum. Returned from World War I, worked for trolley, running express line to pick up milk (1926). Describes route, uses picture book to show interviewer trolley freight cars, tank cars, etc.  Furnishes detailed account of cargo, transfers, connecting routes with Conestoga, Lebanon lines, etc., schedules, procedures.  Discusses power stations, special Sunday line to Hotel Hershey, hauling Hershey Industrial School boys to Hershey Theatre for Sunday church services.  Recalls snow removal problems, stories of apprehending young car thieves and M.S. Hershey riding trolley to check up on employee transportation practices.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Unrestricted

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