Milton Hershey and the ChocolateBar
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Table of Contents
2: Hershey's First Experience With Candy
3: Finally, Success!
4: Learning About Chocolate
5: The Chocolate Master
6: Building Higher Goals
7: Helping Hands
8: Helping People Along the Way
9: Later Years
10: Timeline of Milton S. Hershey
Hershey's First Experience with Candy
Learning About Chocolate
The Delectable Hershey's Chocolate Bar
The Chocolate Master
Building Higher Goals
Sadly, on March 25, 1915, Catherine (KItty) died. She had pneumonia and was almost completely paralized. Until he died, Hershey carried her picture around everywhere he went.
Helping People Along the Way
Ration D Chocolate Bar and Hershey's Tropical Chocolate Bar
"One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life." Milton S. Hershey
"Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising." Milton S. Hershey
Milton S. Hershey
Timeline of Milton S. Hershey
1867: Hershey's parents separated.
1871: Hershey worked as an apprentice with a confectioner
1875: Hershey borrowed $150 and built his own candy shop in Pennsylvania.
1880: Hershey closed down the shop and headed West, where he found work with another confectioner. This is where he found out how fresh milk could be used to make caramels.
1883: Tried to open up two more shops, but failed
Later in 1883: Hershey convinced he could run a successful business. He opened up the Lancaster Caramel company and it was a very successful business.
1893: Hershey got an up close look at the art of chocolate making and decided he wanted to find out more about chocolate.
1898: Hershey married Catherine (Kitty) Sweeny.
1900: Hershey sold Caramel Company for 1 million.
1905: Hershey found the perfect recipe for making chocolate and bought a modern candy making facility in Derry Church.
1907: Hershey created the Hershey Kiss. Also, he built school, parks, churches, recreational facilities, and housing for his employees.
1909: Hershey opened the Hershey Industrial School for boys.
March 25,1915: Catherine (Kitty) Hershey died.
1918: Hershey transferred much of his wealth including ownership of Hershey's Chocolate Company to Hershey Trust, which funds the Hershey Industrial School.
1930s: During the Great Depression, Hershey ignite a building mini-boom in his town in order to keep men working. Also, ordered construction of a large hotel, a community building, and new offices for the company.
During World War ll: Created the Ration D Chocolate Bar and the Tropical Chocolate bar for the troops.
October 13, 1945: Hershey died.