There's a neat eBay auction for the 1944 Asheville Telephone Directory published by the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. According to the listing, the directory covers Arden, Black Mountain Enka-Candler, Hazel Craggy, Leicester, Marshall, Mars Hill, Weaverville, and Canton. The classified section (yellow pages) is 116 pages long with lots of ads for Asheville businesses and services.
The seller says, "There is a lot of information here and many nice, nostalgic ads. The directory is great resource for local historians and genealogical researchers."