John F. Worley Directory Co. Abilene City Directory, 1919

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Directory for Abilene, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete classified business directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'" The index to advertisements begins on page 8.

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268 p. ; 24 cm.

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John F. Worley Directory Co. 1919.

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  • Main Title: John F. Worley Directory Co. Abilene City Directory, 1919
  • Added Title: Abilene City Directory, 1919

Description

Directory for Abilene, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete classified business directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'" The index to advertisements begins on page 8.

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268 p. ; 24 cm.

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"Copyright 1919, by John F. Worley Directory Co. (Inc.)"

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City Directories

This collection includes city directories, business directories, legal directories, and phone directories from the late nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. Each directory has an index and many advertisements from local businesses. The city directories generally include names, addresses, and telephone numbers for residents and businesses. Many of the directories include advertisements.

Abilene Library Consortium

The Abilene Library Consortium (ALC) is a regional nonprofit organization in Abilene, Texas, that provides support and resources to libraries, museums, and information organizations. The ALC collection features thousands of photos, print materials, maps, newspapers, and much more.

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  • 1919

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  • June 16, 2011, 8:20 a.m.

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John F. Worley Directory Co. John F. Worley Directory Co. Abilene City Directory, 1919, book, 1919; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160206/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.