Merlin C. Crawford

Merlin Cless Crawford was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on May 4, 1895, to Walter B. (W. B.) Crawford and Laura Crawford née Cless. He was a co-founder of the Banjo-Saxo Orchestra of Harrisburg, and a founding member of the Hershey Orchestra (a predecessor to the current Hershey Symphony and the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, …

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Bruno T. Lorenzini | Artist and Museum Curator

In 1934, a pocket guide titled “What To See In Hershey” was published by Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company. It was a small double tri-fold brochure that described the various buildings and properties in Hershey, ranging from the golf courses to the Community Building (today known as the Hershey Theatre). The whole brochure could open …

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