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 Indianapolis, Indiana" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/662/city-directories-indianapolis: accessed June 29, 2022)
- Publication Title
- City Directories - Indianapolis
- Total Records
- Content Source
- Published on Fold3
- 19 Jan 2010
- Last Updated
- 11 May 2010
- Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Indianapolis, within selected years 1857-1870, and yearly 1872-1923.