City Directories - Providence record example

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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"City Directories for Providence, Rhode Island" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/462/city-directories-providence: accessed June 15, 2021)

Publication Title
City Directories - Providence
Total Records
66,459
Content Source
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Published on Fold3
09 Jun 2009
Last Updated
19 Apr 2010
Description
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses within the pages of these early city directories for Providence, Rhode Island.