City Directories - Chicago

Records: 235,796

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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Fold3, City Directories - Chicago (/title/22/city-directories-chicago : accessed October 23, 2019), database and images,

Publication Title
City Directories - Chicago
Total Records
Records: 235,796
Content Source
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Published on Fold3
May 15, 2008
Last Updated
May 2, 2011
Description
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Chicago, in 1843-1916, and 1923.