City Directories - San Francisco record example

    City Directories - San Francisco

    Records: 97,359

    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 San Francisco, California" database with images Fold3 ( accessed June 29, 2022)

    Publication Title
    City Directories - San Francisco
    Total Records
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    Published on Fold3
    23 Dec 2008
    Last Updated
    10 Jun 2009
    Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in San Francisco, 1861-1923 (except 1866, 1870, 1872, 1906).