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Virtual Museum: WWI and Bethlehem Steel

May 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Although Charles Schwab had greatly expanded Bethlehem Steel in the prior decade, WWI provided the company with the resources that allowed it to become one of America’s largest corporations. Explore how Bethlehem Steel responded to the opportunities and challenges created by the war in this special presentation with Professor John K. Smith.

Professor Smith, trained both as an engineer and a historian, specializes in the history of technology and business history. His research interests focus on the history of industrial research and development and the chemical industry. He is co-author of Science and Corporate Strategy: DuPont R&D, 1902-1980, and he has published articles in Technology and Culture, and Science. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Delaware and is an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Lehigh University.

Part of NMIH’s Virtual Museum Live Programs. Get more info at https://nmih.org/virtualmuseum

All live streams will be at https://www.facebook.com/NMIHorg/live_videos/


May 25, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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