Directory Explanations

On the tabs from the DIRECTORIES listing you will find a number of Lebanon City and County directories and a couple of Pennsylvania State Gazetteers and one local atlas that recorded businesses and details about the inhabitants of Fredericksburg. These directories recorded all those persons engaged in businesses including men and woman who operated in and around town. The directories were printed by a number of publishers;

F.W. Beers published the 1875 County Atlas of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Grittinger, Seltzer & Light-published a single directory in 1868-1869.
Schuylkill Seminary-Register from 1887-1888
R.L. Polk & Co. published directories from 1882, 1890, 1905, 1907, 1909, and 1911.
W. Harry Boyd published directories from 1883-1884, 1885-1886, 1891-1893, 1895-1896.
Ferris Brother published a single directories from 1887-1888.
Charles C. Shaffer & Company published directories from 1897, 1899, 1901, and 1903.
R.G. Dun Manufacturer and Credit Directory from 1929.

Ralph L. Polk-ca 1905

Ralph L. Polk-ca 1905

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courtesy of Association of American Directory Publishers