Directories, 1924-1953

Search or browse this collection of telephone books from Skokie and surrounding communities, from 1924 to 1953.

Browse individual decades or learn about the history of telephone service in Skokie, using the menu to the left.

Communities covered include:

     Morton Grove, Lincolnwood, Niles, Glenview, and Northbrook

Specific years available:

     1924     1930     1932     1934     1935     1938     1941     1942     1944
     1945     1946     1948     1950     1951     1952     1953

To find a specific name in these phone books, include telephone directory in your search. For example, use: telephone directory smith to find people or businesses with the name Smith, then search the resulting PDF file(s).

The original phone books in the Skokie Public Library collection were originally preserved on microfilm. This digital collection was created from digitized microfilm images.

Directories, 1924-1953