BAPL Local HistoryMen of South BethlehemCentral Moravian ChurchBethlehem Steel
Local History at the Bethlehem Area Public Library

1903 Bethlehem H.S. graduating class picture (detail)

Bethlehem H.S. 1903 graduating class photo (detail)

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The keystone of a successful community rests upon its education system. Schools, libraries, colleges and other academic organizations, are a direct reflection of public commitment to quality of life and a brighter future.

• South Bethlehem Business College Catalog

1908–1909 catalog for prospective students detailing "scope of the work, the methods, and the facilities of the College", as well as fees.

• A Look Back at a Century of Library Service

A selection of 20th Century newspaper articles relating to the history of one of Bethlehem's best education resources.


For information about Bethlehem's early years through 1844, visit the Bethlehem Digital History Project.

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