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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in [[Portal:Washington|Washington]]. For example, the Family History Library has directories for the following:
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=== Seattle ===
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=== Directories Online ===
  
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*[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=27625 ''Oregon, Washington and Alaska gazetteer and business directory : 1901-1902.''] (If the link does not work, go to [http://www.ancestry.com/ ancestry.com] ($), click '''Search''', select '''Card Catalog''', paste Title into search box, click '''Search''')
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| 1872-1935 <br>
 
| See Family History Library film 1[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=539482&disp=Seattle+%28Washington%29+city+directorie++ 377464]—
 
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| 1911, 1913, 1917-18, 1932, <br>&nbsp;1960, 1964, 1970, 1975, &amp; 1979
 
| See Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=979.777%2FS1+E4p+ 979.777/S1 E4p]
 
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=== Spokane  ===
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*Ancestry.com ($) has Washington directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
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{{Tip|Click "6 Things to Find In City Directories" from the Ancestry.com search page. Very helpful information.}}
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*{{RecordSearch|1404287|Washington, Postmaster Indexes, Prior to 1965}} (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=4n4UAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Bancroft's+Hand-book+Almanac+for+the+Pacific+States+1862&hl=en&sa=X&ei=j6PjUNHNG8i92gWog4HoAQ&ved=0CDwQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Bancroft's%20Hand-book%20Almanac%20for%20the%20Pacific%20States%201862&f=false Bancroft's Hand-Book Almanac for the Pacific States 1862]
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=LZgUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8 Bancroft's Hand-Book Almanac for the Pacific States 1864]
  
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=== The Family History Library ===
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| 1915
 
| See Family History Library film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=94598&disp=Spokane+city+directory+%28including+Hill%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1035694] item 3 <br>
 
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| 1913 &amp; 1918
 
| See Family History Library film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=94598&disp=Spokane+city+directory+%28including+Hill%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1035719] item 6
 
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| 1923
 
| See Family History Library film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=94598&disp=Spokane+city+directory+%28including+Hill%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1321477 ]item 6
 
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| 1939, 1955, 1960, 1966, <br>&nbsp;&amp; 1984
 
| See Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=806252&disp=Spokane+city+directory+%28including+Hill%20%20&columns=*,0,0 979.737/S1 E4ph]
 
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=== <br>Web Sites  ===
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The Family History Library has directories for the following:
  
http://washington.uscity.net/
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'''Seattle'''
  
http://ww.secstate.wa.gov/history/genealogy.aspx
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Various years from 1872 - 1981 {{FHL|436983|subject_id|disp=Seattle City Directories}}
  
http://www.mrsc.org/byndmrsc/cities.aspx
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'''Spokane'''
  
http://dmoz.org/Regional/North_America/United_States/Washington/<br>
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Various years from 1889 - 1985 {{FHL|439499|subject_id|disp=Spokane City Directories}}
  
[[Category:Washington]]
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'''Tacoma'''
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Various years from 1889 - 1935 {{FHL|419141|subject_id|disp=Tacoma City Directories}}
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For any other cities or towns try a Place Search in the FamilySearch Catalog for:
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:*{{FHL|Washington|place|disp=Washington}} - DIRECTORIES. Place a comma in the search box and slide down a ways to select a county.
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=== Web Sites  ===
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*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/wa.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
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*[http://www.loc.gov/rr/microform/uscity/wa.html U.S. City Directories on Microfilm in the Microform Reading Room]&nbsp;- Washington&nbsp;(Library of Congress)
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<br> {{Washington|Washington}} {{U.S. Directories}}
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[[Category:Washington|Directories]]

Revision as of 17:38, 18 July 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png U.S. Directories Gotoarrow.png Washington Gotoarrow.png Directories

Directories Online

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has directories for the following:

Seattle

Various years from 1872 - 1981 Seattle City Directories

Spokane

Various years from 1889 - 1985 Spokane City Directories

Tacoma

Various years from 1889 - 1935 Tacoma City Directories

For any other cities or towns try a Place Search in the FamilySearch Catalog for:

  • Washington - DIRECTORIES. Place a comma in the search box and slide down a ways to select a county.

Web Sites