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Bethlehem Housing Authority records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0334
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1943-1962

Bethlehem Natural Science Association Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0413
Scope and Contents

This scrapbook entails 62 numbered pages of assorted newspaper articles primarily from the Bethlehem Globe-Times and the Allentown Call-Chronicle, the Association’s correspondence (meeting notice postcards, By-laws), 15 original black and white/sepia photographs of various nature outings and members. The scrapbook has a title page of “Mark Twain’s Scrap Book Patent 281 657 with Directions to use a little moisture on the gummed lines… Daniel Slote & Company New York.”

Dates: 1938 - 1960

Bethlehem (Pa.) Coal Companies Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0069
Abstract

This collection contains by-laws, minutes of meetings, indexes, and reports of several local coal companies, and corporations, with the same officers serving jointly in many of them.

Dates: 1888 - 1956

Bethlehem Steel Company Documents, 1905-1945

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0181
Abstract This collection reflects steel making practice at the turn of the twentieth century particularly the reuse of by-products of steel manufacture. It appears that the European steel manufacture was interested in economical reuse of the by-products. Bethlehem Steel Company recognized the potential of the European manufacturing practice and sent engineers to Europe to observe these practices. Also included in this collection are descriptions of Pennsylvania steel mills at the turn of the...
Dates: 1905-1945

Bethlehem Steel Site's Transformation Related Newspaper Clippings Collected by Cate Cameron

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0380
Abstract

A collection of printed material (mostly newspaper clippings) about the transformation of Southside Bethlehem, PA from a closed-down steel mill site to redeveloped arts and cultural heritage site for (ArtsQuest and Musikfest) a casino, an arts pavilion of indoor and outdoor theater venues, restaurants, an industrial museum, an industrial historic site and a public broadcasting television station.

Dates: 1987 - 2009

Birdsboro Steel Foundry & Machine Company Record Book

 Item
Identifier: SC MS 0297
Abstract

A very detailed account of the Brooke Family control of the foundry and machine company. The transactions reflect the singular family control for almost 200 years in spite of large indebtedness to maintain control of power, wealth and influence in the iron and steel industry of Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1906-01-01 - 1937-12-31

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection I

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084.1
Abstract

This collection includes books, bound pamphlets and offprints, maps and drawings, letter books, ore samples, photographs, and manuscript material regarding the Birkinbine Engineering Company.

Dates: ca. 1860 to ca. 1940

Birkinbine Engineering Company Records, Collection II

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0084-2
Abstract The Birkinbine Engineering Company got its start through Henry P. M. Birkinbine. His son, John, gained early engineering experience through various water supply projects in and around Philadelphia; this experience later helped direct the Birkinbine Engineering Company’s involvement in many water-related projects around the country in the late 19th century as part of the improved public sanitation initiatives. The Birkinbine firm also specialized in mining engineering, both in the United...
Dates: 1840-1963

Bittner Family Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0092
Abstract

Material consist of wills, court documents, and a few photographs pertaining to the family of Elias Bittner, sons Albert, George, and Frank, and their families of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1902-1975

Blacksmith Ledgers of David Whipple 1829-1907

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0178
Abstract The collection contains two ledgers, one letter and two receipts connecting the families –Whipple, Wheeler and Rogers – all of Bradford County, PA. Each ledger is inscribed on the inside cover or front page with the name David Whipple, Wilmot, thereby, attributing the creator of the ledgers. Within the pages are assorted client names, types of blacksmithing services performed and service charges. In addition to the pages of the two booklets serving for business accounting, the blank areas...
Dates: 1829-1906

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