Directories, 1924-1959

Search or browse this collection of telephone books from Skokie and surrounding communities, from 1924 to 1959.

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

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).

Most of the original phone books in the Skokie Public Library collection were originally preserved on microfilm. This digital collection was created from digitized microfilm images as well as scans from original telephone directories from the Skokie Historical Society.

Directories, 1924-1959