The Milton Machine: Milton Hershey

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The Milton Machine “What had once been a luxury for the rich was to become an enjoyment that’s anyone could afford (The Hershey Company).” Milton Hershey was born in Derry Township, Pennsylvania. He was the only surviving child of Veronica "Fanny" Snavely and Henry Hershey. Hershey was apprenticed at age 15, and had been trailing his father who was out looking for the next big thing. Up until his mother taught him how to create caramel, and he wanted to perfect his recipe, to make it big one day. Little did he know, he was creating one of the top 10 chocolates that are popular in America today. Milton Hershey was one of the most important figures in history. He created one of the most beloved brands. Used his wealth for different innovations…show more content…
Milton Hershey was known as the father of the community. He maintained control in the community and set rules he knew would benefit for a lifetime. “With his own money, Hershey built schools, churches, stores, a bank, an amusement park, a zoo, a football field, an inn, golf courses and a dancing pavilion. He even developed a trolly-system to bring in workers from neighboring towns (The Hershey Company).” He made such an impact that he was a fitting tribute who was so generous and caring as he truly left a memorable change in the world. Milton Hershey always used his money to make the world a better place, even when he had passed. “Hershey used his wealth to beautify his company/s hometown and to build a remarkable orphanage that would take poor boys, give them a good home and sturdy lessons in character, and teach them t make their way in the world (The Hershey Company).” He never let his community down and was always worried if people he knew and especially those he didn’t know had food, and a shelter. Milton Hershey changed many people’s mindset in the working…show more content…
He gave many women and men jobs to be able to support their families. “To provide employment during the Depression, Hershey initiated a long-range project to build a large community building, a hotel, and office building, a sports arena, a new school and a 17,000 seat football stadium (The Hershey Company).” Offered various opportunities to be able for the people in his city to have a job and be employed and get a good amount of money to support their families. Milton Hershey knew that during his lifetime not a lot of people were blessed to have jobs, he opened various different buildings to not only do good financially but to open up different opportunities for both men and women to have jobs to support their families. “Because Hershey mass produced such vast amounts of chocolate, it is inevitable that the quality of the chocolate would be sacrificed in the process.” Indicating that Hershey wanted to be successful but at the same time prove a point that everyone has
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