Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Captain William Herman Wilhelm Journal 1898-1902
Identifier: SC MS 0194
This personal journal is an interesting read about battlefield observations of a little known war recently named the Philippine American War which was a result of the better known conflict the Spanish American War. The author of this diary was briefly a student at Lehigh University but graduated from West Point and served with distinction in the U.S. Infantry. He lost his life on the frontlines in the Philippine American War.
James S. Saeger “Diplomatic History” Course Lecture Notes
Identifier: SC MS 0017
Handwritten notes for a course at Lehigh University in U.S. diplomatic history.
Juragua Iron Company Mine Photographs, 1912-1914
Collection — Box Photo 0011.01
Identifier: SC Photo-0011
Abstract The Juragua Iron Company was the first American company to become interested in iron mining in Cuba. The mines were located in the province of Santiago at the eastern end of Cuba. The Santiago province climate is hot, but not affected by fevers or malaria. The company first went to Cuba in the early 1880s to begin iron ore mining. Its capital stock was controlled by the Bethlehem Iron Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Steel Company of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It...