The brooklyn public library has placed copies of the 1856 brooklyn city. In addition to providing the residents name, it provides their address. As you go through the pages you will laugh, smile, reminisce and find yourself feeling like you are right there with phil living life on the stoop. Our library has a 1944 and 1953 chicago telephone directory. Comic strips typically dealt with northern urban experiences before capp introduced lil abner, the first strip based in the south. Oct 06, 2016 the national archives building, 700 pennsylvania ave. Queens white pages names new york telephone company publisher collection. In addition to the class listings and photographs that are useful in genealogical research, the yearbooks provide a wealth of information about academics, clubs, athletic groups, and student activities in brooklyn in the 19th and 20th centuries.
The city of flatbush is located in the state of ab. New york city telephone directory additional title. Directories are alphabetized by the primary citytown, which is noted in bold text below. If you use the above button, the correct block and lot 4756, 26 will be filled in for you. City directories on microfilm or microfiche and selected telephone books and county directories on microfilm are filed in cabinets in the 7th floor microforms area.
Whether you have ever been to brooklyn or not or lived in the 1940 s or not, this. You can find walt whitmans home address from when he lived in brooklyn, she said. The 1944 directory is helpful to track any ancestor migration since the 1940 census that is currently available in the 1940 census in chicago, not present in the 1944 chicago telephone directory. Largely forgotten in the 70 years since, the document provides an amazing window into new yorks neighborhoods of that era. Brooklyn telephone directory nypl digital collections. And who lists their telephone number in the white pages anymore. These incredible black and white photographs, which document everyday life in new. Brooklyn, new york city, telephone directory by new york telephone company.
The phone books, and in the pretelephone era, city directories, contain valuable information such as names, addresses, and sometimes. Convert the address into a census enumeration district, then find his record at the national. Brooklyn white pages brooklyn phone directory lookup. Brooklyn, one of the five boroughs of new york city in the county of kings, was home to thousands of immigrants seeking a new life in america.
In this spirited recollection, more than one hundred voices chronicle and celebrate, in tones both humorous and poignant, the borough as it once was. Lil abner is a satirical american comic strip featuring a fictional clan of hillbillies in the impoverished mountain village of dogpatch, usa. Usually the contractions are short for part of the name of the telephone book, or for an exchange thats spelled out in full somewhere else in the same state. The brooklyn yearbook collection spans over 100 years of brooklyn educational history. Irma and paul milstein division of united states history, local history and genealogy, the new york public library. We have compiled the ultimate database of phone numbers from around the state and country to help you locate any lost friends, relatives or family members. Nov 24, 2015 the 1944 directory is helpful to track any ancestor migration since the 1940 census that is currently available in the 1940 census in chicago, not present in the 1944 chicago telephone directory. Brooklyn, new york city, telephone directory internet archive. When i was most actively collecting telephone books, around 1972, i typed a checklist of all telephone books issued in eleven northeastern states and d. It happened in brooklyn tells the story of midcentury brooklyn, home of the famed brooklyn dodgers, nathans franks, stoopball, stickball, and some of the best high schools in america. The 1940 united states federal census is the largest census released to date and the most recent census available for public access. In 1943, four local newspapers published a new york city market analysis. Marchseptember 1940 brooklyn address telephone directory. Morse, san francisco bronx brooklyn manhattan queens staten island last name data presented here.
Socsecdeathindex newadditions directories institutions yearbooks census military findingguides newadditions directories institutions yearbooks. Use form number natf 82 to order individual pages of federal population census schedules, 17901930, used for genealogical research or as evidence of age and place of birth for employment, social security benefits, insurance, passports and other reasons. Premium search members can also view the municipal register. If you dont find a nonabbreviated version the street you see in the phone book does not match any street shown in the list please contact stephen morse creator of the onestep website. Digitized brooklyn city directories the new york public. How to find cool stuff in the newlyreleased 1940 census data. Brooklyn, ny 718 3894xxx phone book listings, including common 718 3894xxx phone scams plus local white pages and yellow pages. Brooklyn village directory, unknown, 1796 free brooklyn genealogy. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Brooklyn, ny 718 3750xxx phone book listings, including common 718 3750xxx phone scams plus local white pages and yellow pages. New york city telephone directories additional title. The chosen, at the beekman and cinema 3, is a case in point, a movie that recalls a brooklyn of the late 1940s and does so with such fidelity that the. Brooklyn phone book and brooklyn phone directory makes searching for businesses and people in brooklyn easy by providing an online business and residential phonebook and. Alphabetical telephone directory covering the borough of brooklyn.
Brooklyn, queens, manhattan wills, probate, guardianships, letters of administration, safety deposit box. The city of brooklyn is located in the state of ny. In order to view directories at historic map works, you must register for free. Morse, san francisco bronx brooklyn manhattan queens staten island last name data presented here comes from the new york public library. The brooklyn, ny white pages phone book find people, phone. The chart below lists the city directories available. Brooklyn public library just made new york history buffs very happy. Convert the address into a census enumeration district, then find his record at the national archives. Accessing 1940 nyc phonebooks in one step steve morse. Best 20 phone directories in brooklyn, ny by superpages. In response to the 1940 census release, and to ease the initial difficulty of navigating the census data without street addresses, we digitized 1940 phone books for the five boroughs of nyc and. Accessing 1940 nyc phonebooks in one step, stephen p.
Suppose you are looking for john h fedeler, livein superintendent at the new york public library, 19101940. Digitized city directories brooklyn public library. A description of the library of congress telephone directory holdings related to the state of new york. Publication date 1950 topics brooklyn, ny, telephone directories publisher new york telephone company. Digitized brooklyn city directories the new york public library. Queens telephone directory the new york public library digital collections. Additional city directories can be found at the library of congress or at many local libraries. Secondary cities, towns, and localities are also included. Jul 14, 2015 the phone books, and in the pretelephone era, city directories, contain valuable information such as names, addresses, and sometimes occupations, bpl manager of special collections ivy marvel, explained. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of americans in 1940, with details about a households occupants that include birthplaces, occupations, education, citizenship, and. Queens telephone directory, winter 193940 additional title. New york city, new york online historical directories. The setting is the neighborhood of red hook, in a time where family, friends and neighbors were all one in the same.
Irma and paul milstein division of united states history, local history and genealogy. Queens telephone directory nypl digital collections. Microfilm copies of brooklyn city directories spanning 1796193334 are available in the milstein division of united. Brooklyn yearbook collection brooklyn public library.
Second thoughts the underlying site has now corrected the problem with 623 east 96 st. For example, if you enter 623 east 96 st, brooklyn and dont enter the block and lot, the underlying site incorrectly calculates the block and lot to be 4757, 7. The release of this new feature coincides with the first. Brooklyn public library has digitized brooklyn city and business directories, and telephone books for the period 18561967. The 1940 census records were released by the us national archives april 2, 2012, and brought online through a partnership with. Viewing new york city tax photos in one step stephen p. Guide to brooklyn city directories and telephone books, 17961986. Use our 1940 nyc telephone directories to find his address. So begins the intro to a new website called, a project of the center for urban research at the cuny graduate center. Manhattan telephone directory, new york telephone company, 1940 free new. May 04, 2017 sixteen signs in times square were turned out by one small switch operated by douglas leigh, sign designer, in new york, march 1, 1942. Flatbush white pages flatbush phone directory lookup.
This will give you 10 free credits allowing you to view 10 directories on the site. Written and drawn by al capp 19091979, the strip ran for 43 years through 1977. How to find cool stuff in the newlyreleased 1940 census. If family histories or just digging into old documents is your thing, then oh man the brooklyn public library has some good news for you the library announced this month that it has digitized 107 years of city directories and telephone books, spanning 18561967, all easily perusable online the phone books, and in the pretelephone era, city directories, contain valuable information. Whether you have ever been to brooklyn or not or lived in the 1940s or not, this. In this may 18, 1940 photo provided by the new york city municipal archives, a man reads a newspaper on new yorks 6th ave. We offer the ability to search by first name, last name, phone number. Jun 06, 2012 in this may 18, 1940 photo provided by the new york city municipal archives, a man reads a newspaper on new yorks 6th ave. Brooklyn telephone directory, winter 193940 additional title. This website allows you full access to the 1940 census images, in addition to 1940 census maps and descriptions. The postwar years brooklyn had helped to supply the industrial needs of the country, but by the 1950s, brooklyn s industrial energies began to wane. The new york public library is introducing a new research tool to help track down past city residents through old telephone directories. Sixteen signs in times square were turned out by one small switch operated by douglas leigh, sign designer, in new york, march 1, 1942.
City and telephone directories genealogy basics research guide. Socsecdeathindex newadditions directories institutions yearbooks census military findingguides newadditions directories institutions yearbooks census military findingguides. This database is a transcription of a city directory originally published in 1890. You may search for any first name, occupation, phone number, street name, etc. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Jun 19, 2012 so begins the intro to a new website called, a project of the center for urban research at the cuny graduate center, which scanned each page of this guide to nyc neighborhoodsbased on the 1940 censusand connected them to an interactive map. I have now scanned the list and edited it a little. A city directory places an individual or a business in a specific location at. Brooklynqueens, 191219 yp, 19351943 yp, 1959 yp, 19601971. Brooklyn names new york telephone company publisher collection. You may also do lookups on the white pages alphabetically, as you would with an actual city directory book. In brooklyn, there are 28 neighborhoods in all, from greenpoint to coney island. City directories, telephone books and county directories do not circulate, but are available for use onsite.
New york city in the 1940s was buzzing with activity, with the population of manhattan almost reaching 2 million inhabitants. The postwar years brooklyn had helped to supply the industrial needs of the country, but by the 1950s, brooklyns industrial energies began to wane. Mar 05, 2009 it happened in brooklyn tells the story of midcentury brooklyn, home of the famed brooklyn dodgers, nathans franks, stoopball, stickball, and some of the best high schools in america. Nysl holdings are listed below in alphabetical order by. The companys filing status is listed as inactive dissolution by proclamation annulmen and its file number is 3003792. Brooklyn yellow pages phone books in new york ny whitepages. Suppose you are looking for john h fedeler, livein superintendent at the new york public library, 1910 1940. New york telephone directories, including brooklyn white pages, 19241977. New nypl feature allows access to 1940 nyc telephone books. This collection is accessible via internet archive and allows for fulltext searching within each volume.
The registered agent on file for this company is poster printers, inc. City directories and selected telephone books on microfilm. May 16, 1982 the chosen, at the beekman and cinema 3, is a case in point, a movie that recalls a brooklyn of the late 1940 s and does so with such fidelity that the treelined quiet streets of williamsburg. Premium search members can also view a list of 50 classified ad pages.1205 1057 1093 1258 1154 544 572 215 1234 330 707 983 797 28 474 59 1394 1278 1431 874 1515 1559 723 882 766 450 718 180 710 767 188 1147 497 1027 1327 992 1316