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 1412 times . 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

City, business, legal, and phone directories from the 19th and 20th centuries. Each directory has an index and ads from local businesses and includes names, addresses, and phone numbers for residents and businesses.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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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 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.