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Outdated directories in the stock room of a Philadelphia paper mill, ca. 1940-1946

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Criss Cross Directories
Street Address Directories

 

Inventory of Street Address Directories

Compiled September 2002; Updated July 2008

Below are listed the holdings of reverse Street Address Directories published in the United States in the collections of the Library of Congress as of July 2008. The collection also includes a few operator information directories and business directories, as noted below. The list is arranged alphabetically by the name of the city or town. For information on holdings of these directories received after July 2008, please consult with library staff.

Users may also be interested in similar reverse address and/or telephone directories included in the Library's Criss Cross Directory Collection. Patrons with valid reader registration cards, who are on site at the Library of Congress, may request volumes from either collection at the Book Service Desk in the Science and Business Reading Room on the fifth floor of the Adams building.

For information on other telephone and city directories in the Library of Congress, please see the following guides:

Inventory

TOWN/CITY AND STATE LC VOLUME HOLDINGS
Agoura, Canoga Park, NOrth Hollywood,
Reseda, Van Nuys, CA
1971-1985 (Missing 1984)
Akron, OH 1954-1955, 1958-1963, 1965-1970
Note: Operator Information Directories for 1969-1977 are also shelved with these directories
South Alameda, CA 1962-1990
Alamo City, TX 1964
Albany, NY 1958
Alhambra, Arcadia, El Monte, CA 1956-1985
Alhambra, Montebello, CA 1985-1990
Alliance, OH Operator Information Directories for 1974, 1976
Arlington, Belleville, NJ 1946
Asbury Park, NJ 1954, 1956-1958, 1961
Atlanta, Chamblee, Clarkson, GA 1932-1966 (Missing 1934)
Atlantic County, NY 1970
Bakersfield, Lamont, Oildale, CA 1954-1990
Bakersfield, Arvin, Delano, Edwards, Mojave, Rosamond, Shafter, Tehachapi, Wasco, CA 1962-1990
Baltimore, MD 1932-1942 (Missing 1940), 1949-1950,
1953, 1956, 1958-1959, 1963,
1972, 1974
Belleville, East St. Louis, MO 1975-1988
Belmont, Redwood City, CA 1954
Bergen County North, NJ 1971-1989 (Missing 1975-1976, 1980. 1984, 1990, 1995), 1992-2000
Bergen County South, NJ 1970-1999 (missing 1975, 1978, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1995)
Beverly Hills, CA 1960-1985 (missing 1961-1962)
Beverly Hills, Culver City, CA 1986-1992
Birmingham, Bessemer, AL 1932-1963 (Missing 1933, 1943, 1946)
Boston, MA 1876, 1903-1907 (Missing 1905),
1920, 1923-1924, 1930, 1935, 1937,
1942-1967 (Missing 1959)
Boston North Suburb, MA 1962-1963, 1966-1967
Boston South Suburb, MA 1962-1966
Boston West Suburb, MA 1961-1968
Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1964-1966
Brightwaters, NY 1952
Brockton, MA 1962-1967, 1974
Bronx, NY 1931-1973 (Missing 1934),
1981-1991 (Missing 1983)
Brooklyn, NY 1871, 1873, 1875, 1877, 1881, 1883-1884, 1886-1887, 1890-1896 (Missing 1894), 1899-1905 (Missing 1901-1902), 1907, 1923 part 2, 1925, 1931-1973 (Missing 1948), 1979-1990 (Missing 1980, 1983) [1949-1953, 1958 Brittle Paper]
Brooklyn, Queens, NY 1903 (Business Directory)
Burlington, NJ 1970-1971
Calumet, IL 1956-1991 (Missing 1962, 1965, 1973 1981, 1983)
Camden, NJ 1937-1938, 1954-1959
(Missing 1956), 1970-1971
Canoga Park, CA 1986-1992
Canton, Massillon, OH 1954-1977
(Missing 1956, 1964, 1969, 1975)
Canton, OH 1971-1977 (Missing 1975)
Note: Operator Information Directories
Cedar Rapids, IA 1984-1985, 1987
Chicago, IL 1950, 1953-1987 (Missing 1985)
Chicago North Suburb, IL 1954-1990 (Missing 1956, 1987)
Chicago Far North Suburb, IL 1989, 1991
Chicago Near North Suburb, IL 1989, 1991
(Chicago) Metro East, IL 1989-1990
(Chicago) Joliet Regional, IL 1990
Chicago Northwest, IL 1989-1991
Chicago South Suburb, IL 1956-1990 1990 (Missing 1976, 1987, 1988)
Chicago Far West Suburb, IL 1989-1990
Chicago Near West Suburb, IL 1989-1991
Cincinnati, OH 1968-1977 (Missing pt 1- 1976, pt 2- 1969,1977)
Note: Operator Information Directories
Claremont, NH 1983
Clearwater, FL 1964-1966
Clermont, OH 1969-1977 Note: Operator Information Directories
Cleveland, OH 1937, 1941, 1954-1971, 1979-1980 (Missing 1955)

Note: Operator Information Directories for 1969-1977 (Missing pt 2- 1976) are also shelved with these directories.
Cleveland East Suburb, OH 1964-1967 (Missing 1966)
Cleveland West Suburb, OH 1964, 1967
Colton, Corona, Riverside, CA 1986-1990
Colombus, OH 1954-1971 (Missing 1956, 1964, 1970)

Note: Operator Information Directories for 1969-1977 (Missing pt 2 1976, 1977) are also shelved with these directories.
Compton, Gardena, Lynwood, Paramount, CA 1957-1985
Contra Costa, CA 1956-1992 (Missing 1986)
West Contra Costa, CA 1970-1992 (Missing 1976)
Corona, Riverside, CA 1970-1985
Covina, CA 1961-1985
Montreal, Canada 1986-1988
Culver City, CA 1962-1985
Dade County, FL 1930
Dallas, TX 1928-1945 (Missing 1941), 1951
Dayton, OH 1921, 1924-1929, 1934, 1936, 1940, 1943, 1945, 1947, 1954-1971 (Missing 1958, 1959, 1964, 1965)

Note: Operator Information Directories for 1969-1977 (Missing pt 2 1975, 1976) also shelved with these directories.
Dearborn, MI 1959-1974, 1977, 1980-1981, 1987
Denver, CO 1955-1967 (Missing 1960)
Des Moines, IA 1948-1972, 1978-1987
Detroit, MI 1942, 1944-1945, 1953-1974,
1977, 1980-1981
Downey, CA 1961-1985 (Missing 1963)
Down River, MI 1959-1974, 1977, 1980-1981, 1987
Duchess County, MI 1968
East St. Louis, IL 1953-1972
Elizabeth, NJ 1954, 1956-1959
El Segundo, CA 1986-1990
Essex, Hudson, Bergen, NJ 1946, 1971-2000 (Missing 1972)
Essex, Hudson, Bergen, NJ 1946
Essex County- Newark, NJ & portions of Hudson, Union & Bergen Counties, NJ 1971- 1975, 1980-1997 (Missing 1991, 1993)
Essex County, NJ Suburban portions of Union County, NJ 1971-1977, 1981-2001 (Missing 1972, 1975, 1982, 1985, 1995)
Eugine, Springfield, Riverside, CA 1986-1987
Fargo, Moorland, ND 1985-1987
Flint, MI 1953-1956, 1961
Note: Operator Information Directories
Fox River, IL and Joliet Area 1964-1987
Fox Valley, WI 1993
Fresno, CA 1954-1990
Glendale, Burbank, La Crescenta, CA 1954-1990
Gloucester County, NJ 1970-1971
Grand Rapids, MI 1955-1960
br>Note: Operator Information Directories for 1953-1954 shelved with these directories.
Grandville, OH 1957
Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods, MI 1959-1974, 1977, 1980-1981, 1987
Hackensack, NJ 1934, 1946, 1954-1958, 1961
Hamilton, OH 1966, 1969-1974
Note: Operator Information Directories
Hayward, CA 1955-1962
Highland Park, IL 1940
Houston, TX 1931, 1935
Hudson County North, NJ 1972-1974, 1978-1982, 1984-2000 (Missing 1980, 1983, 1990, 1992, 1995)
Hudson County South, NJ 1972-1974, 1978-1979, 1982-1999 (Missing 1985, 1990, 1995)
Huntington Beach, CA 1964-1986
Indianapolis, IN 1992
Independence, MO 1953-1958
Inglewood, Hawthorne, El Segunda, CA 1955-1985 (Missing 1958)
Inland Empire, CA 1986-1987
Jersey City, NJ 1932, 1935-1936, 1938, 1946, 1954, 1958-1958
Kansas City, MO 1887-1888, 1953-1973, 1976-1985 (Missing 1958)
Kenosha, WI 1985
Northern Kentucky, KY 1971-1974
Note: Operator Information Directories
King County South & Bellevue, WA 1985-1988
Lake Tahoe, CA 1986-1992 (Missing 1991)
Lakewood, NJ 1958-1959
Lansing, MI 1939
Lindenhurst, NY 1961
Linn County, IO 1961
Long Beach, CA 1961-1985 (Missing 1984)
Los Altos, CA 1963-1992
Los Angeles, CA 1935-few pages, 1938, 1939-19921992 (Missing 1951, 1954, 1960) Brittle pages 1951-1955
Los Angeles Apartment Directory, CA 1981-1997
West Los Angeles, CA 1961-1985 (Missing 1963)
Louisville, KY 1921, 1933-1966
Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, MA 1974
Lynn, MA 1950-1968 (Missing 1957)
South Macomb County, MI 1955-1974, 1977, 1980-1981, 1987, 1992
Madison, WI 1954, 1957, 1981-1990
Manhattan, NY 1933-1973 (Missing 1959, 1961,
1965), 1979-1990 (Missing 1980, 1983) ) Brittle 1947-1953
Marin County, CA 1957-1990
Memphis, TN 1932-1937 (Missing 1933),
1954-1962, 1967-1972
Mercer, NJ 1971-1976 (Missing 1975), 1979, 1981-2001 (Missing 1985, 1990, 1992-1993, 1995)
Metuchen, NJ 1956
Miami, FL 1932-1937 (Missing 1933) 1950-1959 (Missing 1953) 1958-1963 Numerical Directories
Mid-Cities, CA 1986-1992
Middlesex County, NJ 1970-1983 (Missing 1973, 1978, 1980-1981) 1985-1999 (Missing 1990)
Milwaukee, WI 1937-1938, 1946-1947, 1954-1958 (Missing 1955), 1979-1990 (Missing 1980)
Minneapolis, MN 1966-1987
Monmouth County, NJ 1971-1974, 1979, 1981-1989, 1992-1999 (Missing 1985, 1996)
Monroe County, MI 1993
Monrovia, CA 1966-1985
Montebello, CA 1962-1985 (Missing 1983)
Monterey, CA 1986-1990
Moorestown, NJ 1958-1959
Morris County, NJ 1969-1975 (Missing 1974) 1979-2001 (Missing 1985, 1995, 1999)
Morristown, NJ 1954, 1956
Nashville, TN 1945-1963
Newark, NJ 1946, 1952, 1954, 1956-1959
New Brunswick, NJ 1954, 1959 (Missing 1955)
New Orleans, LA 1934-1966 (Missing 1957, 1961, 1964)
Newton, MA 1913, 1915
New York City, NY 1847, 1849, 1851, 1871, 1877, 1882, 1886, 1889, 1892, 1896, 1882-1883, 1887

Note: 1882-1883 is titled Brooklyn & New York
Norfolk, VA 1939
North Hollywood, CA 1954-1970 (Missing 1966), 1986-1992
North Shore, MA 1973
Oahu, HI 1976-1981 (Missing 1980)
Oakland, CA 1939, 1943-1992
South Oakland County, MI 1954-1974, 1977, 1980-1981, 1987, 1992
Ocean County, NJ 1970-2000 (Missing 1975, 1977, 1983, 1985, 1995)
Olympia, WA 1986-1988
Oklahoma City, OK 1979, 1982-1983
:Note: Titled Criss-Cross Street Guide No Names included
Omaha, NEB 1955-1972, 1977-1987
(Missing 1981)
Ontario, Upland, CA 1963-1986
Orange Coast South, CA 1986-1990
Orange County, CA 1955-1985 (Missing 1961)
Orange County Apartment Index, CA 1984-1985, 1987-1988
Orange County Central, CA 1986-1992
Orange County North, CA 1986-1992
Orange District, NJ 1954-1958 (Missing 1955)
Oxnard, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, CA 1962-1985
Painesville, Willoughby, OH 1971-1977
Note: Operator Information Directories
Palm Springs, CA 1972-1985
Palo Alto, CA 1956-1962
Pasadena & La Canada, CA 1954-1961
Pasadena & Mount Wilson, CA 1962-1985
Pasadena, CA 1986-1990
Passaic County, NJ 1971-1976, 1979-1999 (Missing 1980, 1990)
Patterson, NJ 1946, 1954, 1956
Philadelphia, PA 1891, 1932, 1935, 1937-1938,
1940-1941, 1945-1946, 1954, 1956,
1958, 1961, 1967, 1970
Philadelphia Suburbs, PA 1932-1935, 1945-1946, 1954,
1956, 1961, 1967
Phoenix, AZ 1984
Phoenixville, PA 1950
Pittsburgh, PA 1934-1941, 1944-1955 (Missing 1945, 1948), 1969-1971
Polk County, FL 1964-1966
Pomona, CA 1962-1963, 1967-1985
Pontiac, MI 1954-1956
Note: Operator Information Directory
Portland, OR 1947-1988
Providence, RI 1941-1968 (Missing 1960)
Queens, NY 1932-1973, 1959-1973, 1979-1991 (Missing 1933, 1980) Brittle- 1949-1950
Quincy, MA 1952
Redlands, CA 1967-1985
Redondo Beach, CA 1962-1985
Rhode Island 1970
Richmond, VA 1953-1970 (Missing 1956, 1958)
Riverside & San Bernadino County, CA Inland Empire Apartment Directory 1986-1987
Rochester, NY 1935, 1975
Sacramento, CA 1946-1990
Saginaw, MI 1952
St. Joseph, MO 1956
St. Louis, MO 1932, 1953-1985 (Missing 1974-1975)
St. Paul, MN 1964-1987
St. Petersburg, FL 1964-1966
Salem, MA 1957, 1962-1967
Salt Lake City, UT 1955-1969, 1974, 1977
Note: 1974 and 1977 are Street atlases
San Bernardino, CA 1962-1986
San Diego, CA 1946-1992 (Missing 1956, 1961, 1963, 1969)
San Diego North County, CA 1972-1992
San Diego County, CA 1962-1968
San Diego South County, CA 1956-1961, 1969-1973
San Diego Apartment Directory, CA 1984-1991 (Missing 1988)
San Diego Suburban, CA 1974-1992
San Fernando, CA 1967-1985
San Francisco, CA 1937-1991 (Missing 1957-1959)
San Jose, CA 1955-1991
San Louis Obispo, CA 1986-1990
San Mateo, CA 1955-1991
San Pedro, Wilmington, Harbor City,
Lomita, Torrence, CA
Also see South Bay, CA
1957-1985 (Missing 1959, 1963)
Santa Barbara, CA 1964-1985
Santa Cruz, CA 1986-1992
Santa Maria, CA 1971-1985
Santa Monica, CA 1961-1985 (Missing 1963)
Sarasota, FL 1940 Note: Street Guide No Names
Scranton, PA 1880 Note: Street Guide No Names
Schenectady, NY 1958
Seattle, WA 1920, 1942-1988
Simi, Ventura, CA 1986-1992
Solano County, CA 1986-1992
Sonoma, CA 1986-1991
South Bay Apartments, CA 1978-1979, 1984-1990
South Bay, CA
See also San Pedro, CA
1986-1990
Spokane, WA 1959-1988 (Missing 1969, 1971)
Springfield, MA 1946, 1950-1968
Springfield, IL 1955 Note: Operator Information Directory
Springfield, OH 1969-1977 Note: Operator Information Directories, no names included
Springfield, Eugene, OR 1986
Stanislaus, CA 1986-1990
Staten Island, NY 1949-1973, 1979-1991
(Missing 1980, 1989)
Stockton, CA 1954-1992 (Missing 1956)
Sussex County, NJ 1988-1999
Syracuse, NY 1958, 1975 Note: Street Guide No Names included
Tacoma, WA 1932-1933, 1960-1988
(Missing 1969, 1985)
Tarrant County, TX 1969-1978 (Missing 1972, 1976) Note: Street Guide No Names included
Tampa, FL 1964-1966
Thurston County, WA 1971
Toledo, OH 1937-1938 Note: Street Atlas No Names included

1956-1971 (Missing 1960, 1964, 1965, 1970)

Operator Information Directories for 1969-1975 and 1977 are also shelved with these directories
Trenton, NJ 1956-1961 (Missing 1960)
Troy, NY 1958
Union City, NJ 11946, 1954, 1956-1958
Union County East, NJ 1970-1975, 1979-1999 (Missing 1980, 1983, 1986, 1990)
Union County West, NJ 1972-1977 (Missing 1976), 1980-1986 (Missing 1981, 1985) 1990, 1992-1993,1997, 1999
Valley Apartment Directory, CA 1972-1973, 1979-1981, 1985-1986, 1996-1997
Vancouver, Longview, WA 1986-1987
Ventura, Simi Valley, CA 1967, 1972-1986
Washington, DC 1934-1943 1948-1953, 1957-1959, 1963-1972 (Missing 1951)
Wayne County Eastern, MI 1992
Wayne County Western, MI 1992
Westchester, NY 1933-1973(Missing 1949), 1981
Westchester, Southern, NY 1974, 1981-1982
Westfield, MA 1986, 1990-1991
Whittier, CA 1961-1986
Willamette Valley, OR 1987-1988
Wichita, KA 1940 Note: Street Guide No Names included
Wilmington, DE 1934-1935
Woodbury, NJ 1958
Worcester, MA 1942-1968, 1975 Note: Street Guide-Atlas (Missing 1958, 1961)
Xenia, OH 1969-1977 (Missing 1976) Note: Operator Information Directories
Youngstown, MA 1954-1977 (Missing 1959, 1960, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970)

Operator Information Directories for 1969-1977 (missing 1976) are also shelved with these directories
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