I will visit the Harold Washington Library to check telephone directories on microfilm for individual or business names. I charge $40/hour with a minimum fee of $10 (15 minutes) and the fee is the same whether or not I find what you’re looking for.
I provide a camera image of box(es) for the film(s) I use along with digital images or scans of a printouts (whichever gives the most readable result) for the pages checked.
IF I find that the film I need to view is illegible (sometimes the film is blurred with tiny type) I will let you know and there will be no charge.
For more information about the directories, please see this blog post: