Page images are fully text searchable by any first or last name, business name, phone number, address or partial name or keyword.
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Fully text-searchable, the 1955 Rochester City Directory CD includes 1586 pages of listings for the City of Rochester.
Intro & Misc. Local Info
Alphabetical Residences & Businesses
Alphabetical by business type
Numerical by Street Name and Number
Welcome to SpyralSearch, where we spiral back in time to offer scanned images in PDF format of old phone books and city directories from the 1920s to 1990s in a searchable OCR format to assist Genealogists, Private Investigators, Adoption Search Specialists and reunion organizers. Find archived family and business connections and clues to the past, as well as former locations of people and companies. Available on CD or DVD physical archives as well as online digital downloads. SpyralSearch is a branch of Research Etc.Investigations.
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