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Online Resources

Users will need to conduct separate searches for each of the Archives’ online resources: Collections, Newspapers, Chronology, and Encyclopedia. Please contact the Archives’ staff should you have any questions.

Search Options

Use the Collections database to search for primary source materials held by Hershey Community Archives, including images, oral history interviews, records of local businesses and organizations, and records of the Hershey corporate entities.

Use full-text searching to access complete runs of three Hershey periodicals: Hershey Press (1909-1926), Hotel Hershey Highlights (1934-1951), and Hershey News (1953-1964).

Use the Chronology to search for significant events in Hershey’s past.

Search Chronology

Use this resource to search by keyword to return entries written by Archives staff using sources from the collections.

Search Encyclopedia