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Berks County PA - Regional History Collection - Mohnton-Shillington & Vicinity

Berks County PA - Regional History Collection - Mohnton-Shillington & Vicinity

PA-Genealogy

  • 2000


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 PDFs. You will receive an email with the download link after purchasing online. These files can be read using many PDF reader programs (Windows / Mac / Linux), however Adobe Reader or Acrobat are recommended. Unless notes, each of these files are text-searchable.

Mohnsville, Pennsylvania [Bird's-Eye Town View] (Bailey & Moyer, 1898)
This is a detailed image from birds-eye perspective of the city of Mohnton, Berks County, PA in the year 1898. It details streets, homes, businesses, churches, etc., providing a unique view of the town and wider area.

Program and History of the Twentieth Anniversary of the
Borough of Shillington (Adam S. Body, 1928, 40 pages)
This booklet is a history of the borough of Shillington, Berks County, PA written for its 20th Anniversary. It contains a number of photographs of locations around town. Also included is a program of celebration events and lists of those who were involved in the celebration.

1930 Directory of the Boro of Shillington (J. F. Snyder, 1930, 134 pages)
This booklet is a resident and business directory of the borough of Shillington, Berks Co., PA for the year 1930. It begins with a brief historical sketch of the town, followed by directory information on its organizations. After this is a business directory of the town arranged alphabetically by trade, and then a street directory noting the street address and name of the primary resident. Finally, the resident directory is a arranged alphabetically and lists the primary resident, their occupation, street address, and in many cases the name of the primary resident's mate. There are also many ads for local businesses throughout.

1937 Directory of Shillington Pennsylvania (J. F. Snyder, 1937, 112 pages)
This booklet is a resident and business directory of Shillington, Berks County, PA for the year 1937. It begins with a brief historical sketch of the town, followed by directory information on its organizations. After this is a business directory of the town arranged alphabetically by trade, and then a street directory noting the street address and name of the primary resident. Finally, the resident directory is a arranged alphabetically and lists the primary resident, their occupation, street address, and in many cases the name of the primary resident's mate. There are also many ads for local businesses throughout.

1941 Directory of Shillington Pennsylvania (Advertising-Publishing Associates, 1941, 94 pages)
This booklet is a resident and business directory of Shillington, Berks County, PA for the year 1941. It begins with a brief historical sketch of the town, followed by directory information on its organizations. After this is a business directory of the town arranged alphabetically by trade, and then a street directory noting the street address and name of the primary resident. Finally, the resident directory is a arranged alphabetically and lists the primary resident, their occupation, street address, and in many cases the name of the primary resident's mate. There are also many ads for local businesses throughout.

The Shillington Story for 1952 (Anonymous, 1952, 11 pages)
This fold-out brochure provides a brief history and description of the town of Shillington for 1952, including noting financial matters and borough officials

Shillington Directory 1952 (Greater Shillington League, 1952, 104 pages.)
This booklet is a resident and business directory of Shillington, Berks County, PA for the year 1952. It begins with a brief historical sketch of the town, followed by directory information on its organizations. After this is a resident directory arranged alphabetically and lists the primary resident, their occupation, street address, and in many cases the name of the primary resident's mate, as well as phone numbers for households which had them. The final portion of the publication is a street directory listing residents by street. There are also many ads for local businesses throughout.

Fishing Rodeo for Children Up to 16 Years of Age Who Live in Gouglersville, Lincoln Park,
Mohnton, Montrose Manor, Pennwyn, Shillington (Anonymous, 1954, 48 pages)
This booklet outlines the rules and regulations for this children's fishing event. It also includes numerous ads for local businesses and a list of patrons for the event and members of the Rotary Club who sponsored it.

1907-1957 - Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of the Borough of
Mohnton Pennsylvania (Anonymous, 1957, 79 pages)
This publication is a 50-year History of the Borough of Mohnton. It covers the general history of the town as well as its Fire companies, Post office, several churches, banking and other businesses. Along with the historical information and photographs are a number of ads for local businesses.

Fifty Years of Progress 1908-1958 - Shillington Pennsylvania (Anonymous, 1958, 58 pages)
This is a illustrated history of the town of Shillington, Berks County, PA from 1908-1958.

Shillington Directory 1958 (Greater Shillington League, Inc., 1958, 113 pages)
This is a residential and business directory of Shillington, Berks County, PA for the year 1958. The residential directory lists adult residents, the occupation of the primary resident, street address and telephone number in each household. Following this is a numeric street directory listings residents numerically by street address, and finally a map of the town.

Shillington Directory 1960 (Greater Shillington League, Inc., 1960, 140 pages)
This is a residential and business directory of Shillington, Berks County, PA for the year 1960. The residential directory lists both adults and children, the occupation of the primary resident, street address and telephone number in each household. Following this is a numeric street directory listings residents numerically by street address.

Shillington Directory 1964 (Greater Shillington League, Inc., 1964, 137 pages)
This is a residential and business directory of Shillington, Berks County, PA for the year 1964. The residential directory lists both adults and children, the occupation of the primary resident, street address and telephone number in each household. Following this is a numeric street directory listings residents numerically by street address, and finally a map of the town.

The Shillington Story of 1972 Portrays "The Town Beautiful" (Anonymous, 1972, 28 pages)
This is a illustrated description of the town of Shillington in the early 1970's along with some brief historical matter.

125th Anniversary - Township of Spring - 1850-1975 (Anonymous, 1975, 103 pages)
This is a 125th Anniversary history of Spring Township, Berks Co., PA published for the nation's Bicentennial. It covers the period of 1850-1975, starting from the formation of the township. It discusses both the early history and present state of the township and its institutions. Along with the historical information are many photographs of people and places from the area.