City Directories - New York record example

City Directories - New York

Records: 168,820

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 New York, New York" database with images Fold3 ( accessed September 17, 2021)

Publication Title
City Directories - New York
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Published on Fold3
23 Jun 2008
Last Updated
13 May 2010
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in city directories for New York City, 1786-1922.