Worley's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory, 1948

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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 "an alphabetical directory of business concerns and private citizens, a directory of householders, occupants of office buildings and other business places, including a complete street and avenue guide and much information of a miscellaneous character; also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory." The general index begins on page 7 and the index to advertisers begins on page 8.

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652 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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John F. Worley Directory Co. 1948.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: City Directories and one other and was provided by Abilene Christian University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1311 times , with 13 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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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 "an alphabetical directory of business concerns and private citizens, a directory of householders, occupants of office buildings and other business places, including a complete street and avenue guide and much information of a miscellaneous character; also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory." The general index begins on page 7 and the index to advertisers begins on page 8.

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652 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.

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"Copyright, 1948, by John F. Worley Directory Co."

"Member Association of North American Directory Publishers."

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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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  • 1948

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John F. Worley Directory Co. Worley's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory, 1948, book, 1948; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160218/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.