City Directories - Washington DC record example

    City Directories - Washington DC

    Records: 66,278

    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 Washington, DC" database with images Fold3 ( accessed August 17, 2022)

    Publication Title
    City Directories - Washington DC
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    Published on Fold3
    21 Jul 2008
    Last Updated
    19 Apr 2010
    Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Washington, D.C., within selected years 1822-1860, and yearly 1866-1923.