Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC MS 0068
Abstract Collection of correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings gathered by J. Mark Frey, related to Lehigh University, Lehigh YMCA, Chinese students, Bethlehem Bach Choir and Bethlehem Steel Corporation. Frey was the secretary of Lehigh YMCA and involved with Americanization and naturalization classes for Bethlehem Steel’s immigrant workers and an enthusiast of the Bethlehem Bach Choir. The collection provides a valuable picture of one employee’s life at Lehigh University in the...
Dates: 1916-1942; Majority of material found in 1919
Identifier: SC MS 0236
Abstract This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to the Bach Choir’s first appearance outside Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This event occurred in January 1917 appearing in Carnegie Hall, New YorkCity as a featured participant in the New York Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary festival. Charles Schwab of Bethlehem Steel Company generously paid for the trip to New York. Lehigh University’s Henry Drinker provided the logistics for getting the 300 members of the Choir to New York for the...
Dates: 1916-1917; October 1916 to June 2, 1917