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Memories of the Chocolate Department, 1996
 
   
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Brief Description: Audio clip of Mrs Midge Harris who worked at the Huntley & Palmers factory
Subject Date: 13 August 1996
Creator: J Pes
Publisher: Reading Museum Service
 
Full Description: Midge Harris was born in 1934 and first worked for Huntley & Palmers at a small packing station in Hartley Wintney in 1953. In 1956 she moved to the main Reading factory. She rose to a senior position in the company's legal department and witnessed many changes at the company. In this audio clip she remembers the prestige afforded to employees who worked in the chocolate department.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Huntley & Palmers Factory, Reading, Berkshire
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>
Name Subject: Mrs M Harris
Content Type: oral history
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1997.127.5b.1
Unique ID: rm-rm-1997_127_5b_1-o-00-000.rm
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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