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  • This documentary explores dozens of firsts including the first African-American Methodist Church, the first art museum, the first international flower show, zoo, the first modern world’s fair, the first computer […]

    Philly Firsts

    This documentary explores dozens of firsts including the first African-American Methodist Church, the first art museum, the first international flower show, zoo, the first modern world’s fair, the first computer […]

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  • Bethlehem Steel Segment One    Segment One Lesson Plan >> Bethlehem Steel Segment One   Segment Two Lesson Plan >> Bethlehem Steel Segment One    Segment One Lesson Plan >> Overview: Bethlehem Steel. […]

    Bethlehem Steel

    Bethlehem Steel Segment One    Segment One Lesson Plan >> Bethlehem Steel Segment One   Segment Two Lesson Plan >> Bethlehem Steel Segment One    Segment One Lesson Plan >> Overview: Bethlehem Steel. […]

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  • * Born: 22 July 1898 * Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania * Died: 13 March 1943 * Best Known As: He wrote “The Devil And Daniel Webster” Stephen Vincent Benét was an […]

    Stephen Vincent Benét

    * Born: 22 July 1898 * Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania * Died: 13 March 1943 * Best Known As: He wrote “The Devil And Daniel Webster” Stephen Vincent Benét was an […]

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  • It’s a legacy of courage and caregivers. The Raker Legacy: The Good Shepherd Story shows how persevering spirits and relentless encouragement work wonders. The Good Shepherd Story also illustrates how […]

    The Raker Legacy: The Good Shepherd Story

    It’s a legacy of courage and caregivers. The Raker Legacy: The Good Shepherd Story shows how persevering spirits and relentless encouragement work wonders. The Good Shepherd Story also illustrates how […]

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  • PBS39 reveals Harry C. Trexler’s life and legacy. There are many reasons for today’s generation to care about this figure of the past. The General helped set aside about 20 […]

    Legacy of Harry C. Trexler

    PBS39 reveals Harry C. Trexler’s life and legacy. There are many reasons for today’s generation to care about this figure of the past. The General helped set aside about 20 […]

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  •   Entrepreneurship, integrity and compassion… these three words describe Leonard Pool. His entrepreneurial instincts helped him form Air Products, an industrial gas equipment company, in 1940. His revolutionary idea of […]

    Leonard Pool

      Entrepreneurship, integrity and compassion… these three words describe Leonard Pool. His entrepreneurial instincts helped him form Air Products, an industrial gas equipment company, in 1940. His revolutionary idea of […]

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  • In 1762, one of the wealthiest men in Pennsylvania, William Allen, laid out the boundaries for Allentown.  What began as a summer retreat transformed into a prosperous city.  This community […]

    Communities: Allentown

    In 1762, one of the wealthiest men in Pennsylvania, William Allen, laid out the boundaries for Allentown.  What began as a summer retreat transformed into a prosperous city.  This community […]

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  • Walter Helsinky left Bethlehem at age nineteen bound for the enemy-infested jungles of New Guinea. Jack Durkin of Warminster had a room with a view as a ball gunner in […]

    WWII: Pennsylvania’s Patriots

    Walter Helsinky left Bethlehem at age nineteen bound for the enemy-infested jungles of New Guinea. Jack Durkin of Warminster had a room with a view as a ball gunner in […]

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  • The 1950s Segment One The 1950s Segment 1 Lesson Plan >> The 1950s Segment Two The 1950s Segment 2 Lesson Plan >> The 1950s Segment Three The 1950s Segment 3 […]

    The 1950s

    The 1950s Segment One The 1950s Segment 1 Lesson Plan >> The 1950s Segment Two The 1950s Segment 2 Lesson Plan >> The 1950s Segment Three The 1950s Segment 3 […]

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