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Local History Collection Finding Aids (continued)
Records of the Central Fire Company No. 1 consist of constitutions and bylaws for 1894 and 1921; minutes, reports and notes for 1900-c.1930; roll books and membership rosters 1898-1939; correspondence predominately 1920-1930; financial statements 1920-1940; foreman’s reports 1924-1940; and a few materials relating to firemen’s associations including the Bethlehem Firemen’s Relief Association.
Records of the Greater Bethlehem Area Council of Churches, 1956-2005
Records of the Eichelberger, Keiper & Doney Families are of interest not only for genealogical purposes, but also as examples of the Pennsylvania German tradition of taufschein. The collection includes examples of printed taufschein or birth/baptismal certificates, published by Pennsylvania printers in Allentown, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Lancaster. Examples from St. Louis, MO and