City Directories - Boston record example

    City Directories - Boston

    Records: 147,699

    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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    "City Directories for Boston, Massachusetts" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/15/city-directories-boston: accessed August 11, 2022)

    Publication Title
    City Directories - Boston
    Total Records
    147,699
    Content Source
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    Published on Fold3
    15 May 2008
    Last Updated
    08 Sep 2008
    Description
    Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Boston, within selected years from 1789 to 1818, and most years from 1820 to 1926.