City Directories - Brooklyn record example

City Directories - Brooklyn

Records: 66,658

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 Brooklyn, New York" database with images Fold3 ( accessed June 24, 2021)

Publication Title
City Directories - Brooklyn
Total Records
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Published on Fold3
09 Jun 2009
Last Updated
03 Aug 2010
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Brooklyn, 1862-1900, and within selected years, 1902-13.