Sketches of Early Bethlehem Author:Richmond E. Myers Bethlehem's early residents kept detailed records, many preserved today in the Moravian Archives. These were the source of much of Levering's 809 page "History of Bethlehem " and "Bethlehem of Pennsylvania" published by the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce. Both have long been out of print. — This book is a collection of the writings of Richmond E. ... more »Myers who has written weekly columns beginning in 1955 for the Bethlehem Globe-Times and the Allentown Call Chronicle newspapers.
Dr. Myers' columns are highly readable history. History in that they provide accurate accounts of events but with interesting minor details as to the habits and daily lives of the people who lived the early days of Bethlehem.
The author's family background, his own assocations and his feel for the original material add to the enjoyment of these pages.« less