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Laros Oral History Project

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Scope and Contents

The R. K. Laros Oral History Project is a collaboration between The R. K. Laros Foundation and the Industrial Archives & Library to memorialize and bring to life the extraordinary legacy and work of Russell K. Laros, the R. K. Laros Silk Company and the R. K. Laros Foundation in the Bethlehem, Pa. community.

The Project will seek oral histories from former R. K. Laros Silk Company personnel and their families, R. K. Laros Foundation Trustees past and present, and others in the community who may have experiences and memories that connect them to the Laros Silk Company, and or the Laros Foundation or family.

The objective of the Project is to document and preserve the Laros history and legacy in the Bethlehem, Pa. area and to make the recorded information gathered available to the public.

Dates

  • 2015-

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Online access to transcripts, video, and audio can be found at https://indarclib.access.preservica.com/uncategorized/SO_40978e4d-230b-4be9-81e6-6cb481cf6f71/.

Extent

24 Interviews

Language of Materials

English

  • TypeCollection

Repository Details

Part of the Industrial Archives & Library Repository

Contact:
18 West 4th Street
Bethlehem Pennsylvania 18015 USA