BAPL Local HistoryMen of South BethlehemCentral Moravian ChurchBethlehem Steel
Local History at the Bethlehem Area Public Library

Local History Collection Finding Aids (continued)

PDF  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.

PDF  Records of the Greater Bethlehem Area Council of Churches, 1956-2005
The Greater Bethlehem Area Council of Churches was founded to express, through fellowship and cooperative community service ministries, the essential unity of its member churches representing all faiths. Reports, minutes, financial accounts, newsletters, publications, subject files, and clippings document the organization from its founding in 1956 to its dissolution in 2005.

PDF  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
New York are also included.

 

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