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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Directories|U.S. Directories]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California_Directories|Directories]]'' {{Adoption_CA_State_Genealogical_Alliance}}<br>  
  
Directories of heads of households were published for major cities of California.
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=== History  ===
  
== Resources for  Directories ==
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Directories of heads of households were published for major cities of California.
  
=== Libraries and Archives ===
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=== Resources for Directories  ===
  
*[http://dbs.library.ca.gov/dbtext_html/QueryCityDir.htm California State Libraries City Directory Database]
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==== Libraries and Archives  ====
  
*The Los Angeles Public Library has the following with a few small gaps in the years available.&nbsp; The 1872 directory is a combination city-county one.
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*[http://dbs.library.ca.gov/dbtext_html/QueryCityDir.htm California State Libraries City Directory Database]
  
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*The Los Angeles Public Library has the following with a few small gaps in the years available.&nbsp; The 1872 directory is a combination city-county one.
 
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Los Angeles Public Library digital images [http://www.lapl.org/resources/en/ www.lapl.org/resources/en/]  
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=== Directories Online ===
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==== Directories Online ====
  
*[http://www.csga.com/CAResearch/CAResearch_Directories.php CSGA Research Guide - Directories]&nbsp;&nbsp;Includes links to articles on using directories in your research as well as links to California directory bibliographies and online databases.  
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*[http://www.csga.com/CAResearch/CAResearch_Directories.php CSGA Research Guide - Directories]&nbsp;&nbsp;Includes links to articles on using directories in your research as well as links to California directory bibliographies and online databases.
  
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/ca Cailfornia Online Historical Directories].
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/ca Cailfornia Online Historical Directories].
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*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_87/city_directories_los_angeles/ Los Angeles Directories] 1873, 1875, 1878-1924 (5 yrs. missing) and [http://www.fold3.com/title_471/city_directories_san_francisco/ San&nbsp;Francisco&nbsp;Directories] 1861-1923 (4 yrs. missing) available online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
 
*[http://www.fold3.com/ Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_87/city_directories_los_angeles/ Los Angeles Directories] 1873, 1875, 1878-1924 (5 yrs. missing) and [http://www.fold3.com/title_471/city_directories_san_francisco/ San&nbsp;Francisco&nbsp;Directories] 1861-1923 (4 yrs. missing) available online. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
=== The Family History Library ===
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*Ancestry.com ($) has California directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
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==== The Family History Library ====
  
 
See specific counties for listings of directories for that county. &nbsp;The Family History Library, for example, has:  
 
See specific counties for listings of directories for that county. &nbsp;The Family History Library, for example, has:  
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.lapl.org Los Angeles Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.lapl.org Los Angeles Public Library]  
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*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/ca.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
 
*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/ca.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
  
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Contents

History

Directories of heads of households were published for major cities of California.

Resources for Directories

Libraries and Archives

  • The Los Angeles Public Library has the following with a few small gaps in the years available.  The 1872 directory is a combination city-county one.
1872-1942 Los Angeles Public Library microfilm
1873-1942 Los Angeles Public Library books

1929,1936,1938, 1939,1942

Los Angeles Public Library digital images www.lapl.org/resources/en/

Directories Online

  • CSGA Research Guide - Directories  Includes links to articles on using directories in your research as well as links to California directory bibliographies and online databases.

The Family History Library

See specific counties for listings of directories for that county.  The Family History Library, for example, has:

Los Angeles

1873-1935 Family History Library films 1376980
1910, 1942, etc. Family History Library book 979.493 E4LL

San Francisco

1850-1861 Family History Library fiche 6044468-83
1861/62-1934 Family History Library films 1377422
1910, 1936, etc. Family History Library films 1321020,
1935, 1945-46, 1961,1962 Family History Library films 1321020

Web Sites