City Directories - Los Angeles record example

City Directories - Los Angeles

Records: 74,184

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 Los Angeles, California" database with images Fold3 ( accessed June 23, 2021)

Publication Title
City Directories - Los Angeles
Total Records
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Published on Fold3
09 Jun 2009
Last Updated
15 Jan 2010
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Los Angeles within selected years from 1873 to 1888, and yearly 1890-1924.