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Bethlehem in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Henry Noll

(1871-1925)

 
 
Henry Noll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Henry Noll Marker
Inscription. The productivity of this Bethlehem Steel worker, referred to as "Schmidt," was key to Frederick W. Taylor's landmark book, "Principles of Scientific Management." Noll was credited with loading 45 tons of pig iron a day in 1899, to increase his day's pay to $1.85.
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 36.728′ N, 75° 22.367′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on East Third Street (County Road 412) east of Polk Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located in front of the offices of the defunct Bethlehem Steel. Marker is in this post office area: Bethlehem PA 18015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethlehem Steel Plant (within shouting distance of this marker); 1910 Bethlehem Steel Strike (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Wetherill (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Fritz (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eugene Gifford Grace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catherine Drinker Bowen (approx. half a mile away); Hilda Doolittle (approx. half a mile away); Crown Inn (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
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Wide view of the Henry Noll Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Henry Noll Marker
With the offices of the now-closed Bethlehem Steel Co. in the background.

1. Google Books: The principles of scientific management By Frederick Winslow Taylor. (Submitted on April 19, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. ExplorePAhistory.com: Henry Noll (1871-1925). (Submitted on April 19, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Henry Noll at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 10, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of either his house in Bethlehem (812 Laufer Street) or his grave in Bethlehem Memorial Park. • Can you help?
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