City Directories - Misc record example

    City Directories - Misc

    Records: 4,782

    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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    Example Records

    Page from a New-London, Connecticut directory
    Page from a New-London, Connecticut directory
    From a Bangor, Maine directory
    From a Bangor, Maine directory
    William Abbey, 1894, Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island
    William Abbey, 1894, Pawtucket and Central Falls, Rhode Island

    Source Information

    "City Directories" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/94/city-directories-misc: accessed June 28, 2022)

    Publication Title
    City Directories - Misc
    Total Records
    4,782
    Content Source
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    Published on Fold3
    09 Jan 2007
    Last Updated
    17 Jul 2008
    Description
    Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in America's population centers within city directories.