Brinton Fenicle Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
89OH83

Dates

  • 1983 (Creation)
  • 1939 – 1970 (Event)

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

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  • Scope and Contents

    Fenicle began selling cocoa butter soap and soap powder from a truck (ca1939).  World War II halted soap production (glycerin was needed for munitions).  Transferred to Extraction plant.  Briefly discusses history of soap production by Hershey and other companies.  Describes soap as one of M.S. Hershey's hobbies; spent time at High Point with M.S. Hershey experimenting. Relates other M.S. Hershey anecdotes relating to soap, other kinds of soap, cocoa bean by-products.  Finished career in other Hershey Estates divisions.

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    Unrestricted

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