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City Directories - Providence

Records: 66,459

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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Fold3, City Directories - Providence (/title/462/city-directories-providence :accessed March 31, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
City Directories - Providence
Total Records
Records: 66,459
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Published on Fold3
June 9, 2009
Last Updated
April 19, 2010
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses within the pages of these early city directories for Providence, Rhode Island.