Library and Archives
Research at Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
Our Library and Archives is one of the best places to research local history and includes:
- Thousands of local photographs from the 19th and 20th-centuries.
- Early city maps and documents.
- City directories from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.
- The finest decorative arts library in Pennsylvania.
The library and archives are located at both the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts at 427 New Street, and the Luckenbach Mill at 459 Old York Road.
To find out where the information that you are looking for is housed, and to gain access, contact Charlene Donchez Mowers by filling out the Research Request Form HERE
Historic Bethlehem members receive free access. Learn how you can enjoy the same benefit by becoming a member.