City Directories - New York record example

    City Directories - New York

    Records: 168,820

    City directories give us regular and timely snapshots of a community. They list residents and businesses within a city or town, often including suburbs. The alphabetical listings provide clues to researchers about employment, residence, and age of citizens. Because they are published frequently, more often than every ten years like the census, directories help us verify residences and businesses on a chronological scale.

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    Fold3, City Directories - New York ( : accessed February 8, 2023), database and images,

    Publication Title
    City Directories - New York
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    Published on Fold3
    23 Jun 2008
    Last Updated
    13 May 2010
    Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in city directories for New York City, 1786-1922.