JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: City Directories #general

Herb <herbiem@...>

Probably the best place to view city directories is at the library of
the city of interest. In this way you can examine "all" years without
delay and expense of requesting one or more at a time via the Family
History Library. I used both methods and have found going to the
library is by far more productive. The 42nd Street Library in New York
has the directories for all the boroughs and for some nearby cities in
New Jersey. The directories were on film and the library had many
viewers and printers for patron use. Other cities may have them
available in the original printed form which are easier to use than

Herb Meyers
Boulder, Colorado

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