El Paso City Directory, 1917

Description

General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it 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.'"

Physical Description

[840] p. : ill. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

Creation Information

John F. Worley Directory Company 1917.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: City Directories and was provided by University of Texas at El Paso to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 2050 times , with 154 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at El Paso

The Special Collections at the University of Texas at El Paso include book, serial, photographic, and manuscript materials about the history of El Paso and Northern Mexico. The UTEP Library contains digital copies of books from the period of the Mexican Revolution and has participated in a project that digitized the local paper.

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Description

General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it 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.'"

Physical Description

[840] p. : ill.

Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

Notes

"Copyright 1917 by John F. Worley Directory Co. (Inc.)."

Pagination skips from page 204 to page 198 and continues to the end of the book.

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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.

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  • 1917

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  • Dec. 22, 2012, 9:30 p.m.

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John F. Worley Directory Company. El Paso City Directory, 1917, book, 1917; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285895/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at El Paso.