City Directories - Providence record example

    City Directories - Providence

    Records: 66,459

    City directories provide consistent 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 Providence, Rhode Island" database with images Fold3 ( accessed June 27, 2022)

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    City Directories - Providence
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    Published on Fold3
    09 Jun 2009
    Last Updated
    19 Apr 2010
    Locate residents, organizations, and businesses within the pages of these early city directories for Providence, Rhode Island.