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Milton Hershey
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Milton Hershey
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Milton Hershey
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  • 1. Milton Hershey: http://imagecache5.art.com/p/LRG/17/1721/8P13D00Z/hersheys-kiss-for-you.jpg “Give them quality. That’s the best kind of advertising in the world.” 9/13/1856 - 10/13/1945
  • 2. Do You Like Chocolate? http://consumerist.com/images/2006/05/1254Kaylyn_eating_chocolate_August_2_2005_V-med.JPG
  • 3. Biography (a few fun facts): - grew up as a farm boy, constantly moving due to his father’s business failures. - was an apprentice to a candy maker in Lancaster, PA - started his own company in 1876, but it failed within six years. http://images.businessweek.com/ss/07/06/0628_greatest_entp/image/milton_hershey.jpg - moved to Denver, worked with - failed at his second attempt at a a confectioner, and discovered candy company, leaving him the secret to making penniless at 28. caramels….fresh milk.
  • 4. The Lancaster Caramel Company • After two failures, Milton tried one more time to successfully launch a candy company, convincing his mother and a former employee to back him financially. • In the late 1800’s, Milton finally struck gold. The Lancaster Caramel Company shipped to places all over the U.S. and Europe, and was one of the leading manufacturers http://explorepahistory.com/images/ExplorePAHistory-a0l2v6-a_349.jpg of caramel.
  • 5. The Hershey Chocolate Company • In 1893, • He sold his caramel company for Hershey visited $1 million, and used the money to Chicago and purchase his old home (which discovered an became the chocolate factory). array of German chocolate making machines. http://www.miltonshershey.com/dnn/Portals/0/Book%20Pictures/Picture%205.png
  • 6. Hershey’s Products http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/28/Reeses_Peanut_Butter_Cups.jpg http://imgsrv.jammin983.com/image/wjmr/UserFiles/Image/Twizzlers_big.jpg http://www.teehanlax.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/kitkat_small.jpg http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x313/chadlover3478/Jolly-Ranchers-bags.jpg http://www.sugarstand.com/images/sc/sc0108c.jpg
  • 7. Hershey, Pennyslvania • Founded as a town for the workers of Hershey’s Chocolate Company to live in • Over time many landmarks were added: parks, churches, a trolley system, an amusement, and many schools (which included the Milton Hershey School). http://americanindian.net/kusi/trivia/hershey_PA.jpg
  • 8. The Milton Hershey School • Founded by Hershey in 1909, the Milton Hershey school opened its doors to orphan boys. • Today it is open to girls as well • A large amount of Milton Hershey’s wealth went into the school trust when he died ($6 billion in assets). • One of the wealthiest schools in the world. http://blog.pennlive.com/go/2009/08/large_milton_hershey_school.jpg
  • 9. Works Cited • www.hersheys.com. Milton Hershey: The Man and his Legacy • Starting From Scratch: The Early Days of Milton Hershey. The Business World, The New York Times, June 1903. • www.evancarmichael.com. Sweetening the Deal: Hershey Tries Chocolate. • Google Images (links under pictures)

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