Illinois Directories

This collection contains city and business directories for southern Illinois.
St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri-St. Louis
Directory of the City of East St. Louis, for 1889-90
The first annual directory of East St. Louis, it contains a city and business listing, notes on historical data, and listing of city officers for the years 1889-1890, as well as a St. Louis Republic newspaper article detailing the rise and growth of the city. Pages 43 and 44 are missing.
Gould's East St. Louis Directory
Being a complete index of the residents of East St. Louis, Granite City, Madison, Venice, Collinsville and Edwardsville, and a CLASSIFIED BUSINESS DIRECTORY to which is added an appendix containing useful information of the churches, societies, railroads, city, state, and other miscellaneous matter, also STREET AND AVENUE DIRECTORY
Watson & Co.'s Classified Business Directory of St. Louis and Other Enterprising Cities of Missouri and Illinois, 1899-1900
This directory predominately lists business in the city of St. Louis, but it does contain brief lists of business from cities and towns in the metropolitan area around St. Louis in both Missouri and Illinois., Includes directories for other Illinois cities: Alton, East Saint Louis, Belleville, Murphysboro, Centralia, Vandalia, Edwardsville, Litchfield, Mt. Vernon, DuQuoin, Chester, Sparta, Collinsville, Waterloo, Nashville, Carlyle, Greenville, Salem, Highland, Lebanon, Carbondale, Hillsboro, Virdin, Pinckneyville, Girard, Mt. Olive, Staunton, Ashley, Carlinville, Carrollton, White Hall, Roodhouse,and Jerseyville; also Missouri cities: Saint Charles, DeSoto, Washington, Sainte Genevieve, Kirkwood, and Webster Groves.
Wilson's History and Directory for Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois
Published in 1875, this directory contains a condensed history of Missouri beginning with Spanish settlement in Florida, descriptions of counties, towns, and villages in Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois with a listing of their business owners, population figures, distances between towns, and civil officers. It also contains a U.S. legal directory, hotel directory, and brief history and partial business directory of St. Louis.

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