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108 Columbia Street Bethlehem, PA

Rudolf (Rudy) C. Garcia was born here in 1933 to Jesus and Petra Garcia.  Rudy is one of 9 brothers and sisters.  Rudy's father came from Mexico to work at Bethlehem Steel, where he was employed 30 years at the blast furnace.  Rudy and six of his siblings worked at Bethlehem Steel.

1949 Bethlehem Steel Soccer Team at Saucon Park

Photo contributed by Rudy Garcia.  Rudy is pictured on the bottom row, third from left.

25 E. Morton Street

Between 1979-2004, this was an often visited Wawa.

* Photograph from the Brown and White, Vol. 112, No 1, Photographer Blake Neiman

Adams Street

In his backyard he [Henry Kelly] had chicken coops and homing pigeons… when the family would come back to visit with them, what he would do is take one of the homing pigeons and put it in a cardboard box and let them take it home with them.

Alumni Memorial Building

Architect: Visscher & Burley
Patrons: Lehigh Alumni Association
Dates: 1922-1924/1925, Dedicated 1926, North Wing Remodeled 1958-1959
Type: Academic, Administrative
Nickname: Alumni
In Honor of Lehigh Alumni who died in World War I

Armory, Bethlehem

The Armory was built in 1930, in Art Deco style. It has been unoccupied since 2010, and has been the subject of redevelopment studies, generally for residential uses. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. 

Astronomical Observatory

Architect: ---
Patron: Robert H. Sayre
Dates: 1868-1869
Type: Academic
Nickname: Observatory
Name Variations: Sayre Building, Sayre Observatory

Bethlehem Steel Soccer Team

Photograph of team ca. 1930s.

Photo contributed by Rudy Garcia.

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