Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0139
Overview This collection consists of Anna Pongracz papers mostly related to Urban Renewal and other housing and city planning developments especially in South Bethlehem (PA) from 1960s to 1980s. Anna Pongracz was a community organizer and played a substantial role during the planning processes of the housing and city development projects. She was the speaker for the community and represented the "under represented" South Bethlehem residences.
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...
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...