Vintage Phone Book 1960 Hill Directory Company Charlotte NC City Telephone Directory Vintage Advertisements Retro Decor Southern Cultural Studies
What a cool find this vintage,1960s phone book from Hill Directory Company, Inc, in Charlotte, NC was! Perfect for so many decor uses, the telephone directory contain retro ads from all sorts of businesses, from the time before mobile phones. Ads from banks, funeral homes, broadcasting and mortgage companies, and many more are stamped on the covers and the text edges. Evidently the major bank in 1960 was the American Commercial Bank that would later make way for the Bank of America.
This is a rotary phone flashback, for sure. The wonderfully illustrated hard board cloth covers meet at the leather spine with a maroon, with gilt lettering. A '60s rotary phone would look awesome, sitting on this book, for a great retro look!
Published during the height of the Civil Rights Movement in Charlotte, the volume contains For students of Southern cultural history, this directory contains an abundant supply of identifiers, icons, and terminology that bespeaks the era.
VERY GOOD: Truly in wonderful, vintage condition, this telephone directory is in remarkably great condition. No rips, tear, creases of the text. The covers show smudges, as shown. Otherwise ~ very good!
- 1 Vintage Phone Book, Hill Directory Company, 1960
- Product Material: Paper, Heavy Cloth Hard Board Covers, Leather Spine
- Product Color: Mustard Yellow, Maroon, Orange, Black
- Product Dimensions: 12" x 9 1/2" x 2 1/2"