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Aug 10, 2009

Historic Pittsburgh City Directories Now Available

We created a new full-text collection within our Historic Pittsburgh website. The Historic Pittsburgh City Directories collection contains 125 directories published between 1815 and 1945. The majority of the directories were published by J.F. Diffenbacher and R.L. Polk & Company. While most of the directories cover Pittsburgh and Allegheny City, a portion includes Homestead and nearby boroughs. Thanks to the Heinz History Center and Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation for contributing many of their city directories for this project!