Fully text-searchable, this Houston, Texas 1976 City Directory CD includes over 1500 pages of listings for individuals and companies in:
Houston – Alvin – Apollo – Bellaire – Channelview – Bayton – Cypress - Deer Park – Friendswood - Galena Park – Humble – Katy – Manvel - Nassau Bay –Pasadena – Pearland – Porter – Richmond – Rosenberg - South Houston – Spring – Stafford - Missouri City - Sugar Land - Tomball
This directory is different than most, because it does not have an alphabetical name section, you must search the Numerical Phone Directory to find the names and addresses of individuals and companies.It was almost worthless to use a a printed book, until it was scanned and OCR’d - now all pages are fully text searchable by any first or last name, business name, phone number, address or partial name or keyword.
This directory does not list spouses, roomers, or occupations (except for doctors, attorneys, etc. - and government officials, apartment & building managers.)
General information, index, abbreviations used
Numerical Phone Directory
Apartment Buildings & Managers’ Names
City, County, State, & Federal Government with Officials’ Names
Buyer's Guide & Classifed Business Directory
Office Building Directory with Personal or Firm Names, Building Mgrs.
Alphabetical list of Street Names in Each Town
Images are in PDF format and text searchable by keywords
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