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Allegheny County – Directory Collection

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The Pittsburgh Directory, For 1815 (James M. Riddle, 1815, 162 pages)
The Pittsburgh Directory, For 1819 (J. M. Riddle, and M. M. Murray, 1819, 175 pages)
Harris’ Pittsburgh & Allegheny Directory [Including the Boroughs of Lawrenceville and Birmingham] (Isaac Harris, 1839, 240 pages)
Harris’ General Business Directory of the Cities of Pittsburgh and Allegheny (Isaac Harris, 1841, 318 pages)
Harris’ Business Directory of the Cities of Pittsburgh & Allegheny (Isaac Harris, 1844, 156 pages)
Harris’ General Business Directory of the Cities of Pittsburgh & Allegheny (Isaac Harris, 1847, 292 pages)
Mowrey’s Tri-State Directory – 1907 (Mowrey Directory Co., 1907, 544 pages)
Prominent Families – Pittsburgh 1911 (The Index Company, 1911, 287 pages)
1929 Polk’s McKeesport City Directory, Including Dravosburg, Glassport, Otto, Port Vue and Versailles (R. L. Polk & Co., 1929, 974 pages)
New Kensington & Nearby Communities Telephone Directory – February 1948 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1948, 244 pages)
Polk’s Pittsburgh City Directory – 1949, Including Mount Oliver Borough (R. L. Polk & Co., 1950, 1942 pages)
Polk’s Pittsburgh City Directory – 1952, Including Mount Oliver Borough (R. L. Polk & Co., 1953, 2028 pages)
Beaver Valley and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory – January 1954 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1954, 420 pages)
Polk’s Pittsburgh City Directory – 1958, Including Mount Oliver Borough (R. L. Polk & Co., 1959, 2132 pages)
Belle Vernon – Fayette City – West Newton – and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory [1959-60] (Bell Telephone Co. of PA, 1959, 236 pages)

 

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. 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.

 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

Prominent Families – Pittsburgh 1911 (The Index Company, 1911, 287 pages)
According to the foreword, this publication is a list of families of social and commercial prominence in Pittsburgh and vicinity.  The information provided includes the names of the family members, address, phone number, which social clubs and organizations they belonged to, colleges attended, where they had summer homes, etc.  Areas covered by the publication include Bellevue, Ben Avon, Braddock, Bridgeville, Crafton, Coraopolis, Edgewood, Edgeworth, Elizabeth, Homestead, Leetsdale, McDonald, McKeesport, Mt. Lebanon, Munhall, New Brighton, Oakmont, Pittsburgh, Sewickley, Sharpsburg, Sheridanville Station, Shields Station, Swissvale, Wilkinsburg

1929 Polk’s McKeesport City Directory, Including Dravosburg,
Glassport, Otto, Port Vue and Versailles (R. L. Polk & Co., 1929, 974 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of McKeesport Allegheny Co., PA for the year 1929.  The directory information is arranged alphabetically by name and includes the name of the primary resident or business, name of the primary resident's mate (if any), their occupation and street address.   Following the directory portion there is also a numeric street directory as well, however a small portion of McKeesport is missing for this section covering Ridge Street to Sumac Street.

New Kensington & Nearby Communities Telephone Directory
February 1948 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1948, 244 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Allegheny and Butler Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1948. The directory information lists 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:
Acmetonia, Aladdin, Arnold, Bairdford, Barking, Bartley, Birdville, Blanchard, Blawnox, Boggsville, Boquet Station, Brackenridge, Braeburn, Brinker, Butler Junction, Cabot, Caldwell Heights, Carbon Black, Center, Cheswick, Claremont, Clinton, Concordia, Creighton, Culmerville, Curtisville, Denny, Denny Camp Gardens, Denny's Mills, Ekastown, Flick, Frankstown Acres, Freeport, Garvers Ferry, Glassmere, Grange Hall, Great Belt, Haffey, Hannahstown, Harmarville, Harwick, Herman, Houseville, Ingleside, Ivywood, Jefferson Center, Kiskiminetas Junction, Laneville, Lardintown, Leasuresville, Logan's Ferry, Lucesco, Marwood, McAbee, McVille, Milltown, Montrose, Nadine, Natrona, Natrona Heights, Newfield, New Kensington, New Texas, North Allegheny Acres, North Blessemer, Oakmont, Parnassus, Plum Creek, Renton, Riddles Crossroads, Rockdale, Rosedale, Rural Ridge, Russellton, Sandy Creek, Sardis, Sarver, Sarver Station, Saxonburg, Schenley, Silverville, Slate Lick, Springdale, Sycamore, Tarentum, Trestle, Unity, Unity Station, Universal, Valley Camp, Verona, Werner Camp Gardens, West Jefferson, West Natrona, West New Kensington, West Saxonburg, West Tarentum, West Winfield

Polk’s Pittsburgh City Directory – 1949, Including Mount Oliver Borough (R. L. Polk & Co., 1950, 1942 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA for the year 1949.   The resident directory information is listed alphabetically and includes the primary resident's and their mate's names, occupation/employer and street address.  Over 350,000 listings are included.  The business directory precedes the resident directory and lists 1000's of businesses arranged by trade.

Polk’s Pittsburgh City Directory – 1952, Including Mount Oliver Borough (R. L. Polk & Co., 1953, 2028 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA for the year 1952.   The resident directory information is listed alphabetically and includes the primary resident's and their mate's names, occupation/employer and street address.  Over 320,000 listings are included.  The business directory precedes the resident directory and lists 1000's of businesses arranged by trade.

Beaver Valley and Nearby Communities Telephone Directory
January 1954 (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1954, 420 pages)
This is a telephone directory of covering parts of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence 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 covering the businesses of the same area.

Towns Covered:
Aliquippa, Ambridge, Ash, Baden, Beaver, Beaver Falls, Beaver Terrace, Beaver Valley, Bellton, Big Creek, Big Sewickley Creek, Bocktown, Bridgewater, Buhl, Burnstown, Callery, Callery Junction, Carnot, Carr Post Office, Celia, Clark Manor, College Hill, Colona, Conway, Coraopolis, Coraopolis Heights, Crows Run, Darlington, Doctor Heights, Duck Run, East Rochester, Eastvale, Edgeworth, Eidenau, Ellport, Ellwood City, Enon, Enon Valley, Esther, Evans City, Fairoaks, Fairview, Fallston, Five Points, Fombell, Franklin Road, Freedom, Frisco, Geneva Hill, Georgetown, Glenfield, Glen Osborne, Glenwillard, Green Garden, Gringo, Groveton, Harmony, Harmony Junction, Haysville, Hazel Dell, Holt, Homewood, Homewood Junction, Hookstown, Independence, Industry, Industry Heights, Josephtown, Knox Plan, Kobuta, Koppel, Leetsdale, Legionville, Lillyville, Marquis, Merrill, Middle Lancaster, Midland, Monaca, Montour Junction, Moon, Morado, Mountair, Mt. Gallitzin Academy, Mt. Washington, Myoma, Neville Island, New Brighton, New Galilee, New Sheffield, North Rochester, North Sewickley, Ohio View, Ohioville, Parke Gate, Patterson Heights, Plains Church, Racine, Riverview, Rochester, Rowan, Scottsville, Sewickley, Shafers, Shields, Shippingport, Smiley, South Heights, South Monaca, Springs, Stamm, Steffenville, Stoops Ferry, Sunset Hills, Vanport, Wahlville, Watters, West Aliquippa, West Bridgewater, West Mayfield, West View, Wireton, Woodlawn, Wurtemburg, Zelienople, Zeno

Polk’s Pittsburgh City Directory – 1958, Including Mount Oliver Borough (R. L. Polk & Co., 1959, 2132 pages)
This is a resident and business directory of the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA for the year 1958.   The resident directory information is listed alphabetically and includes the primary resident's and their mate's names, occupation/employer and street address.  Over 350,000 listings are included.  The business directory precedes the resident directory and lists 1000's of businesses arranged by trade.

Belle Vernon – Fayette City – West Newton – and Nearby Communities
Telephone Directory [1959-60] (Bell Telephone Company of PA, 1959, 236 pages)
This is a telephone directory covering parts of Allegheny, Fayette and Washington Counties, Pennsylvania for the year 1959-60.  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 Included:
Allenport, Arnold City, Beallsville, Belle Vernon, Bentleyville, Blythedale, California, Charleroi, Coal Center, Collinsburg, Courtney, Daisytown, Donora, Douglass, Dunlevy, East Monongahela, Eighty Four, Elco, Ellsworth, Fairhope, Fayette City, Findleyville, Gallatin, Gastonville, Gillespie, Jacobs Creek, Long Branch, Lowber, Monessen, Monongahela, New Eagle, Newell, North Belle Vernon, North Charleroi, Pricedale, Richeyville, Roscoe, Smithdale, Smithton, Speers, Stockdale, Sunny Side, Sutersville, Twilight, Van Meter, Van Voorhis, Waltz's Mills, Webster, West Newton, Wyano, Yukon


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