No wonder they’re smiling. They worked with chocolate. Every day.
Well, almost every day. This wonderfully evocative picture from York Chocolate Story’s Chocolate and the People of York exhibition actually shows workers packing fuses for the war effort.
York’s Chocolate Story
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Now, the city’s former confectionery workers have been invited to a special get-together in September to browse the exhibition and to share their memories and stories with researchers from York Past & Present who are launching an official oral history project delving into the fascinating history of this key industry.
Exhibition coordinator Jenni Shepherd said:
I’m I’m keeping my fingers crossed that our event might see some reunions from the packing lines
If you worked in York’s confectionery industry and would like to attend the event, contact Jenni at [email protected] or 01904 527722.
In the meantime, let’s sit back and unwrap a few tasty snaps, courtesy of York’s Chocolate Story.
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