1906 : First Michigan Yellow-Pages Directory

April 1, 2018 all-day

The state’s first yellow-pages directory was issued by the Michigan State Telephone Company on this date in 1906.

More odds and ends about old telephone books

Sources :

Historical Society of Michigan

The phone book : the curious history of the book that everyone uses but no one reads / Ammon Shea.   New York : Perigee Book, 2010.   Available through interlibrary loan via MelCat.

Leave a Reply