Chicago City Directories



This is hourly based research conducted in Chicago city directories. They are available from 1839 through 1917, 1923 and 1928-1929. No city directories for Chicago were published after 1929.

$35.00 /hour + expenses

Retainer upfront; Balance due on completion


Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois


Harold Washington Library - Chicago Public Library

Newberry Library

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These records are organized alphabetically by surname, given name and then address. Please provide the given name and surname of the individual(s) you are searching for. Please also provide known addresses where they were known to have already been living. These can be obtained from birth and death certificates, census records, naturalization papers, obituaries and World War draft registration cards.

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