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Old Historical Photos and Images of Allentown, Pennsylvania
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History of Allentown, Pennsylvania in photos

A small historical reference

Geography:

Date of foundation: 1762

History: Named for William Allen - merchant, attorney and Chief Justice of the Province of Pennsylvania, and mayor of Philadelphia during the colonial period.

Population: 118 577

Sights:

Allentown. Bear Mountain, between 1860 and 1930
Bear Mountain, between 1860 and 1930
Allentown. Central Railroad of New Jersey, 1968
Central Railroad of New Jersey, 1968
Allentown. Commercial street
Commercial street
Allentown. Conference Cottage, Lutheran Home, between 1910 and 1920
Conference Cottage, Lutheran Home, between 1910 and 1920
Allentown. Eighth Street Bridge with car and tram, 1919
Eighth Street Bridge with car and tram, 1919
Allentown. Friedensville Zinc Mines, 'The President' pumping engine, between 1860 and 1930
Friedensville Zinc Mines, 'The President' pumping engine, between 1860 and 1930
Allentown. Germania Brewery, Front and Gordon Streets, 1968
Germania Brewery, Front and Gordon Streets, 1968
Allentown. Hamilton Street, 1905
Hamilton Street, 1905
Allentown. Hospital, 1907
Hospital, 1907
Allentown. Hospital, circa 1920
Hospital, circa 1920
Allentown. Iron Works, 1889
Iron Works, 1889
Allentown. Lehigh Bridge, Hamilton street, 1912
Lehigh Bridge, Hamilton street, 1912
Allentown. Lehigh Canal, 1968
Lehigh Canal, 1968
Allentown. Lehigh Valley R.R. Lehigh Zinc Works and Bethlehem Iron
Lehigh Valley R.R. Lehigh Zinc Works and Bethlehem Iron, between 1860 and 1930
Allentown. Lehigh Valley R.R. Lehigh Zinc Works and Bethlehem Iron
Lehigh Valley R.R. Lehigh Zinc Works and Bethlehem Iron, between 1860 and 1930
Allentown. Rialto Theater, 943 Hamilton Mall, 1933
Rialto Theater, 943 Hamilton Mall, 1933
Allentown. Muhlenberg College, 1908
Muhlenberg College, 1908
Allentown. Muhlenberg College, Main Building, 1910s
Muhlenberg College, Main Building, 1910s
Allentown. Muhlenberg College, Science, Library and Administration Building
Muhlenberg College, Science, Library and Administration Building
Allentown. Road Bridge, 1968
Road Bridge, 1968
Allentown. Terminal Train Station Allentown, 1910
Terminal Train Station Allentown, 1910
View of Allentown, taken from Diehl's Furniture House
View of Allentown, taken from Diehl's Furniture House
Allentown. Whitehall Township, 1933
Whitehall Township, 1933
Allentown. Wood Barn, 1933
Wood Barn, 1933

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.



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