City Directory of Mesquite, Texas


City directory for the city of Mesquite listing residents, business firms, and the Dallas classifieds section.

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[50] p. ; 15 x 23 cm.

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Mesquite Chamber of Commerce May 1, 1948.


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  • Main Title: City Directory of Mesquite, Texas
  • Added Title: Mesquite City Directory: Listing Residents, Business Firms and Dallas Classified Section


City directory for the city of Mesquite listing residents, business firms, and the Dallas classifieds section.

Physical Description

[50] p. ; 15 x 23 cm.


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This book is part of the following collections of related materials.

Rescuing Texas History, 2013

Rescuing Texas History, 2013 features collections from 25 partners: the Private Collection of T. B. Willis, the Dallas Municipal Archives , the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, the Fire Museum of Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Marfa Public Library, Texas Southern University, Concordia University Texas, Western Texas College Library, Carrollton Public Library, Palo Pinto County Historical Association, the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend), the Private Collection of Jim McDermott, Mesquite Public Library, Sam Rayburn House Museum, The Williamson Museum, Lubbock High School, Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell, McAllen Public Library, the Mineral Wells Heritage Association, the Johnson County Genealogical Society, the Jacksonville Public Library, the Tarrant County Archives, and the Private Collection of Matta Family.

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.

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  • May 1, 1948

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  • Feb. 5, 2014, 10:55 a.m.

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Mesquite Chamber of Commerce. City Directory of Mesquite, Texas, book, May 1, 1948; ( accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Mesquite Public Library.