Microfilm Readers

The Library has 4 microfilm readers available for public use located on 2nd floor.

Prints can be made for $0.25 per each page and be can paid either with change or prepaid library cash card.

The library maintains a Morning Call Obituaries Index for obituaries dating from 1895-1983 to help with your search.

Microfilm Collection Includes

  • Allentown Morning Call (1895-Present)
  • Allentown City Directories (1860-1980)
  • New York Times (1854-Present)
  • Washington Post (1984-2003)
  • The New Republic (1914-1963)
  • Friedens Bote (1812-1899)
  • Unabridged Republikaner (July 1810-Nov. 2, 1915)
  • Allentown Democrat Newspaper (Sept. 28, 1847-1914 incomplete)
  • Catasaqua Dispatch (Aug. 31, 1872-Apr. 04, 1914)
  • Passenger List: Port of New York (1863-1908)
  • Census Records (1800-1930)
  • American Fund for Public Service (1922-1941)