City Directories - Cleveland record example

City Directories - Cleveland

Records: 86,716

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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"City Directories for Cleveland, Ohio" database with images Fold3 ( accessed April 17, 2021)

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City Directories - Cleveland
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10 Oct 2008
Last Updated
27 Dec 2008
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Cleveland, Ohio, in these 19th-century city directories.