City Directories - San Francisco

Records: 97,359

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 - San Francisco (/title/471/city-directories-san-francisco :accessed December 2, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
City Directories - San Francisco
Total Records
Records: 97,359
Content Source
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Published on Fold3
December 23, 2008
Last Updated
June 10, 2009
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in San Francisco, 1861-1923 (except 1866, 1870, 1872, 1906).