Dallas City Directory, 1961


General directory for Dallas, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.

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[2575] p.

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R. L. Polk & Co. 1961.


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  • R. L. Polk & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Directory library for free use of public at office of publishers; Member Association of North American Directory Publishers"
    Place of Publication: 7168 Envoy Court, Dallas 7, Texas


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Initiated by the Dallas Federation of Women's Clubs, the Library grew out of, among others, a grant from steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie. It became a War Information Center during WWII, and the decades after its expansion led to the creation of new branches in other parts of the city.

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  • Main Title: Dallas City Directory, 1961
  • Added Title: Polk's Greater Dallas City Directory Vol. LXIX, 1961


General directory for Dallas, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.

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[2575] p.


"Including Cockrell Hill, Fruitdale, Highland Park and University Park; Containing 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 the Yellow Pages With a Special Advertising Section and a Complete Classified List; for contents see introduction and general index"



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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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R. L. Polk & Co. Dallas City Directory, 1961, book, 1961; 7168 Envoy Court, Dallas 7, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth806907/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Public Library.