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Armstrong County PA - Directory Collection (1904-1958)

Armstrong County PA - Directory Collection (1904-1958)

PA-Genealogy

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This is a collection of various historical and genealogical reference works on Pennsylvania. These references cover 1000's of individuals, and are an excellent way to start or continue research focused on PA.

This material was scanned from original publications and will be provided as text searchable PDFs (unless noted in description). These files can be read using many PDF reader programs (Windows / Mac / Linux), however Adobe Reader or Acrobat are recommended.

Official Directory of the Central District & Printing Telegraph Co. May 1898
(Central District & Printing Telegraph Co., 1898, 410 pages)
This is an early telephone directory of Pittsburg and western Pennsylvania / eastern Ohio / northern West Virginia for the year 1898. This was a period of early adoption of this new service, so only a select few became subscribers - usually those who were wealthy or businesses. The information presented includes the name of the subscriber (person or business), their trade, street address and telephone number.

Pennsylvania Towns included:
Apollo, Barnesboro, Barnesville, Beaver, Beaver Falls, Blairsville, Braddock, Brockwayville, Brookville, Brownsville, Butler, California, Callery, Cambridge Springs, Canonsburg, Carnegie, Charleroi, Chicora, Clarion, Claysville, Connellsville, Crafton, Dawson, Du Bois, Dunbar, Ebensburg, Elizabeth, Ellwood City, Emlenton, Evans City, Fairchance, Falls Creek, Finleyville, Foxburg, Franklin, Freeport, Greensburg, Greenville, Grove City, Harmony, Hastings, Homestead, Indiana, Irwin, Jeannette, Johnstown, Kittanning, Latrobe, Leechburg, Mahoningtown, Manor, Meadville, Mercer, Monaca, Monongahela, Mt. Pleasant, McDonald, McKeesport, New Brighton, New Castle, New Kensington, Oakmont, Oil City, Patton, Petersville, Punxsutawney, Reynoldsville, Rochester, Scottdale, Sewickley, Sharon, Sharpsburg, Sharpville, South Fork, Tarenturm, Tionesta, Titusville, Turtle Creek, Uniontown, Washington, Waynesburg, West Newton, Wilkinsburg, Zelienople

Ohio Towns included:
Bellaire, Bridgeport, Cadiz, Cambridge, Canal Dover, Columbiana, East Liverpool, East Palestine, Girard, Leetonia, Lisbon, Martin's Ferry, New Comerstown, New Philadelphia, Niles, St. Clairsville, Salem, Salineville, Steubenville, Toronto, Uhrichsville, Warren, Wellsville

West Virginia Towns included:
Altenheim, Benwood, Clarksburg, Elm Grove, Fairmont, Grafton, Mannington, Morgantown, Moundsville, New Cumberland, Parkersburg, Sisterville, Wellsburg, Wheeling

R. L. Polk & Co.'s Kittanning Directory 1904-1905 (R. L. Polk & Co., 1904, 262 pages)
This is a residential and business directory of Kittanning and surrounding areas in Armstrong County, PA for the year 1904-05. Other areas covered: Applewood, Edgewood, Ford City, Garretts Run, Graff, McCain, Manorville, West Kittaning and Wickboro. Each area is covered in its own section, listing the primary resident and mate, address, and occupation of primary resident. Following this, all areas are included in a classified business directory. Lastly there is a directory of rural routes outside of Kittanning and Ford City.

Mowrey's Tri-State Directory - 1907 (Mowrey Directory Co., 1907, 544 pages)
This is a business directory primarily of Western Pennsylvania but also including parts of Eastern Ohio and West Virginia for the year 1907. 1000's of businesses are listed in the directory, and many also have ads included. The directory information is arranged alphabetically by trade and lists the name of the business or businessman, and its street address. The portion on PA includes coverage of parts of these counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Fayette, Greene, Somerset, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland.

Pennsylvania Cities
Allegheny, Avalon, Beaver, Beaver Falls, Bellevue, Ben Avon, Braddock, Bridgeville, Butler, Canonsburg, Carnegie, Charleroi, Connellsville, Crafton, Duquesne, East Brady, Emlenton, Emsworth, Etna, Ford City, Franklin, Freedom, Greensburg, Heidelberg, Homestead, Ingram, Irwin, Jeannette, Johnstown, Kittanning, Latrobe, Mars, McKeesport, McKees Rocks, Midland, Millvale, Monaca, Monongahela, Munhall, New Brighton, New Haven, Oakmont, Oil City, Parkers Landing, Pittsburgh, Rochester, Scottdale, Sewickley, Sharpsburg, Sheridan, Uniontown, Verona, Washington, Waynesburg, Wilkinsburg, Wilmerding, Windber

Ohio Cities
Bellair, Brilliant, East Liverpool, Martins Ferry, Mingo Junction, Steubenville, Toronto, Wellsville

West Virginia Cities
Benwood, Chester, Elm Grove, Follansbee, McMechen, Moundsville, New Cumberland, Newell, Wellsburg, Wheeling

Leatherwood and Red Bank Telephone Companie's Directory 1908
(Letherwood and Red Bank Telephone Co., 1908, 58 pages
This is an early telephone directory for parts of Armstrong, Clarion, Forest, and Jefferson Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1908. The directory information includes the resident's name and town of residence. The directory also includes the business ads for the same areas throughout.

Towns Included:
Brookville, Corsica, Curllsville, Callensburg, Clarion, Coolspring, Emlenton, Falls Creek, Foxburg, Fryburg, Hazel, Hawthorn, Knox, Lamartine, Leatherwood, Leeper, Limestone, Marienville, New Bethlehem, Parkerメs Landing, Richardsville, Rimersburg, Shippenville, Sigel, Summerville, Strattanville, and St. Petersburg

Polk's Kittanning and Ford City Directory - 1923-24 (R. L. Polk & Co., 1923, 492 pages)
This is a residential and business directory of Kittanning, Ford City, and surrounding areas in Armstrong County, PA for the year 1923-24. Other areas covered: Cadogan, Ford View, Furnace Run, Garretts Run, Graff, McGrann, Mahoning, Manorville, Mohawk, Mosgrove, Paintertown, Pattonville, Rosston, Rural Valley, Templeton, Whitesburg, Worthington and Yatesboro. Each area is covered in its own section, listing the primary resident and mate, address, and occupation of primary resident. Following this, all areas are included in a classified business directory.

Vandergrift, Apollo and Leechburg, PA 1929 Directory
(The Calkin-Kelly Directory Company, 1929, 400 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of the cities of Leechburg and Apollo, Armstrong County, and Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, PA for the year 1929. The directory information includes the name, address and occupation of the residents and businesses, and is arranged alphabetically by city. The mate's name and name of employer is also included for some resident's listings. The business directory is arranged alphabetically by trade. There is a separate classified business directory and numerical street directory prior for each city as well.

1938-1939-1940 Armstrong County [Farm] Directory
(C. S. Burke, 1938, 64 pages)
This is a farm and rural directory of Armstrong County, PA for the year 1938-40. It lists hundreds of farmers across the county and provides their address, number of acres and estimated value. There are also a number of ads for local businesses.

Vandergrift, Leechburg and Apollo Pennsylvania Con Survey Directory 1940
(Baldwin Con Survey Company, 1940, 490 pages)
This is a resident, business and telephone directory of the cities of Leechburg and Apollo, Armstrong County, and Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, PA for the year 1940. The directory information includes the name, address and telephone number of the residents and businesses, and is arranged alphabetically by city. The business directory is arranged alphabetically by trade. There is a separate classified business directory and numerical street directory prior to the resident directory for Vandergrift.

Telephone Directory - July 1946
(The Kittanning Telephone Co., 1946, 188 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Armstrong, Clarion, Indiana and Westmoreland Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1946. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "yellow pages" section covering the businesses of the same area.

Towns Covered:
Apollo, Avonmore, Atwood, Blairton, Brady's Bend, Brick Church, Buffalo Mills, Cadogan, Catfish, Centre Valley, Chicksaw, Clarksburg, Cocharn's Mills, COwanshannock, Cowan's Station, Cowansville, Craigsville, Dayton, Dime, East Brady, East Vandergrift, Echo, Edmon, Edri, Elderton, Ford City, Freidenheim, Gosford, Greendale, Huey, Hyde Park, Johnetta, Kaylor, Kiski Heights, Kittanning, Lawsonham, Leechburg, Livermore, Lower Hillville, Markle, Mateer, Meredith, Merwin, Mont View, Mooween, Mosgrove, Neale, North Buffalo, North Vangergrift, North Washington, Oklahoma, Paulton, Phillipston, Plumville, Queenstown, Red Bank, Red Bank Furnace, Rimersburg, Rockville, Rural Valley, Sagamore, Salina, Saltsburg, Sarah Furnace, Sherrett, Slate Lick, Sligo, Snyderville, Tidal, Truxall, Tunnelton, Vandergrift, Waukena, West Apollo, West Valley, White Rock, White Station, Widnoon, Wollopsburg

The Mullin-Kille, Kittanning, Pennsylvania City
Directory Supplement, 1949 (Mullin-Kille, 1949, 68 pages)
This is a telephone and business directory of Kittanning, Armstrong Co., PA for the year 1949. The directory information includes the name and telephone number of the residents and businesses of Kane, and is arranged in order of telephone number. The business directory is arranged alphabetically by trade.

Allegheny Valley Telephone Directory - May 1952
(Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1952, 172 pages)
This is a telephone directory of parts of Armstrong and Clarion Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1952. The directory information includes the resident's name, street address, and telephone number, and this information is arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the 'yellow pages' business section for the same areas.

Towns Included:
Adrian, Allison Park, Bellwood Gardens, Bethlehem, Beyer, Brady's Bend, Buffalo Valley, Cadogan, Chicora, Cowansville, Craigsville, Creekside, Dayton, East Brady, Echo, Fenelton, Ford City, Ford Cliff, Ford View, Freidenheim, Elderton, Huey, Karns City, Kaylor, Kelly Station, Kittaning, Kitanning Highlands, Home, Lawsonham, Lenape Park, Logansport, Mahoning, Manorville, Marion Center, Mayport, McGrann, Mosgrove, Nu Mine, O'Connor, Pattonville, Phillipston, Plumville, Queenstown, Rimersburg, Robinson, Rosston, Rural Valley, Sagamore, Sarah Furnace, Shelocta, Sherrett, Slate Lick, Smicksburg, Springchurch, Tarrtown, Templeton, Tidal, Timblin, Truxall, Tunnelton, Whitesburg, Worthington, Yatesboro

Indiana and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory
May 1952 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1952, 216 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Armstrong, Indiana and Westmoreland Counties Pennsylvania for the year 1954. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "Yellow Pages" section for businesses of the same area.

Towns Included:
Ambrose, Aultman, Avonmore, Bairdstown, Black Lick, Blairsville, Blairsville Intersection, Bolivar, Brenizer, Brownstown, Brush Valley, Campbells Mills, Centerville, Chambersville, Clarksburg, Clyde, Clymer, Cokeville, Commodore, Cookport, Coral, Creekside, Davis, Dixonville, Edgewood, Edmon, Elders Ridge, Enterprise, Ernest, Fairfield, Gaibleton, Germany, Gibson, Graceton, Grafton, Grove Chapel, Hamill, Heshbon, Home, Homer City, Huff, Idamar, Indiana, Iselin, Jacksonville, Josephine, Kellysburg, Kent, Kiski Heights, Kiskiminetas Schools, Liberty Bell Flying Field, Livermore, Lockport, Long Run, Lucerne, Marion Center, Marshall Heights, McIntyre, Mechanicsburg, Mont View, Mooween, New Florence, Olivet, Onberg, Parkwood, Penn Run, Perrysville, Point Pleasant, Rayne, Robinson, Salina, Saltsburg, Saltsburg Extension, Shelocta, Smith Station, South Blairsville, Starford, Tins Mills, Torrance, Tunnelton, Two Lick, Urbana, Waukena, West Bolivar, West Fairfield, West Lebanon, White Station, Willet

Indiana and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory
March 1954 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1954, 224 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Armstrong, Indiana and Westmoreland Counties Pennsylvania for the year 1954. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "Yellow Pages" section for businesses of the same area.

Towns Included:
Ambrose, Aultman, Avonmore, Bairdstown, Black Lick, Blairsville, Blairsville Intersection, Bolivar, Brenizer, Brownstown, Brush Valley, Campbells Mills, Centerville, Chambersville, Clarksburg, Clyde, Clymer, Cokeville, Commodore, Cookport, Coral, Creekside, Davis, Dixonville, Edgewood, Edmon, Elders Ridge, Elderton, Enterprise, Ernest, Fairfield, Gaibleton, Gastown, Germany, Gibson, Graceton, Grafton, Green Oak, Grove Chapel, Hamill, Heshbon, Home, Homer City, Huff, Idamar, Indiana, Iselin, Jacksonville, Josephine, Kellysburg, Kent, Kiski Heights, Kiskiminetas Schools, Liberty Bell Flying Field, Livermore, Lockport, Long Run, Lucerne, Marion Center, Marshall Heights, McIntyre, Mechanicsburg, Mont View, Mooween, New Florence, Olivet, Onberg, Parkwood, Penn Run, Perrysville, Point Pleasant, Rayne, Robinson, Salina, Saltsburg, Saltsburg Extension, Shelocta, Smith Station, South Blairsville, Starford, Tins Mills, Torrance, Tunnelton, Two Lick, Urbana, Waukena, West Bolivar, West Fairfield, West Lebanon, White Station, Willet

Punxsutawney - Mehaffey and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory
October 1957 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1957, 120 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Armstrong, Clearfield, Jefferson and Indiana Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1957. The directory lists 1,000's of residents and businesses, and provides the resident's name, street address and telephone number arranged alphabetically by town. This directory also includes the "Yellow Pages" section for businesses of the same area.

Towns Included:
Adrian, Albion, Anita, Arcadia, Bells Landing, Bells Mills, Beyer, Big Run, Bower, Burnside, Cloe, Cortez, Covode, Cramer, Crawfordtown, Curry Run, Dayton, DeLancey, Dora, Eddyville, Five Points, Florenza, Fordham, Frostburg, Georgeville, Gettysburg, Gipsy, Glen Campbell, Goodville, Grange, Hamilton, Harmony, Hortons, Juneau, LaJose, Lindsey, Lochvale, Locust Lane, Loop, Mahaffey, Marchand, McGees Mills, McGregor, McWilliams, Milton, Newtonburg, New Washington, Northpoint, Oliveburg, Ostend, Panic, Patchinville, Plumville, Punxsutawney, Rochester Mills, Rossiter, Rossmoyne, Smicksburg, Smithport, Snydersville, Sportsburg, Timblin, Trade City, Valier, Walston, Winslow

Kittanning Directory - Inc. West Kittanning, Applewald,
Ford City and Manorville (Allegheny Directories, 1958, 130 pages)
This is a business and residential directory of several cities and towns in Armstrong County for the year 1958. The directory information is presented first as a classified business directory, then a numeric street directory, next an alphabetical directory, and finally a numerical telephone directory. The alphabetical directory lists the name and occupation of the primary resident, the street address and indicated whether each address is a home owner or has a telephone. Following this information is a listing of rural addresses arranged alphabetically.