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Bethlehem Housing Authority records

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Identifier: SC MS 0334
Overview In an effort to boost local economy and employment in the building trades, the Bethlehem Housing Authority directors embarked on large scale public housing projects. Monies provided by the federal government to the states and ultimately to the local communities were applied to several housing projects: Temporary War Housing Project 1943 to accommodate the large influx of workers for Bethlehem Steel's wartime effort which became known as the Pembroke Housing; the Robert Pfeifle Houses, 1961-1963...

Lehigh University Property Ownership Documents

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Identifier: SC MS 0335
Overview Lehigh University Property Ownership Collection contains documents related to the University owned properties and fraternity houses around the Asa Packer Campus, South Bethlehem. Most of the properties were demolished as part of the Urban renewal program for Lehigh's expansion in the north of Packer Avenue. The individual files for each property reports created by "L.D. Sheridan, Real Estate Department, Bethlehem Steel Corporation"

Mart Science and Engineering Library Construction and Dedication, 1963-1969

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Identifier: SC MS 0285
Overview In 1963, Lehigh University decided to have another library for its growing collections. The Science and Engineering library became one of the largest building projects of Lehigh that cost over $1 million. This collection includes plans and specifications, floor plans, sketches, furniture specifications, architectural notes and other correspondences as well as proposals from building and construction firms. Also includes the dedication files, speeches, thank you letters to and from Library...

Records of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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Identifier: SC MS 0314
Overview Documents in this collection are from the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, concerning redevelopment and urban renewal projects in the city from 1953 to 1999. The collection contains reports, meeting minutes, maps, site plans, architectural drawings and other publications related to urban renewal projects of Packer Avenue, Webster and Butler Streets and Northampton Heights in South Bethlehem, and Broad and Main Streets, Civic Center and Monocacy Creek in North...