Database of the Month Galveston City Directories from 1859 - 1881
Galveston City Directories from 1859 - 1881 contain historic information about city government as well as information on social and civic organizations. It also contains a listing of residents and businesses. It’s valuable to researchers because it usually lists occupation, spouses, and number of people living at a residence. For a time the earlier directories listed “(c)” for colored.