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Search the full-text of complete runs of two Hershey newspapers, Hershey Press (1909-1926) and Hershey News (1953-1964).

Hershey Press Newspaper

The Hershey Press newspaper was published from September 1909 through December 1926. Between September 1912 and June 1914, the title of the newspaper varied and was published as Hershey’s Weekly or Hershey’s The Progressive Weekly. These issues are included in the Power Library database.

Hershey News Newspaper

Hershey News, was published October 1953 through June 1964.

Hotel Hershey Highlights

Hotel Hershey Highlights, a weekly newsletter published from May 5, 1934 through June 17, 1950, is not available online. Users should contact staff to learn more about this publication, which included coverage of local events.

Hershey Chronicle

Users should contact staff to learn more about this publication, which included coverage of local events.

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