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1873 Springfield City Directory


Table of Contents


  Contents - 1873 Springfield Directory
Introduction Cover and Introduction by the Publishers
Census Page 6 - Recent census of city
Adv Index Page 7 - Index to Advertisers
Sketch Pages 9-25 Brief history, city officials, police force, ward boundaries, county officers, public school officials, teachers and enrollment statistics for 1872, Post Office, Lodges, Churches, Associations and Societies, Church Societies, Newspapers.
Streets Description of street locations.
Notices Pages 27-56 Editorial Notices: Being A Glance At The Prominent Manufacturers, Business and Professional Men of Springfield.
Abbreviations Page 57 Abbreviations used in this directory and explanation of changes made by transcriber to spreadsheet format.
A - Z Pages 57-158 List of Residents
  • Column 1 Last name
  • Column 2 First name
  • Column 3 Race: C="colored"; "-"=none given
  • Column 4 R=resides Bds=Boards
  • Column 5 Location of residence
  • Column 6 Occupation/title/situation
  • Column 7 Business/firm/employer
  • Column 8 Location of business
Businesses The classified business directory (Pages 161-180) has been combined with businesses from the list of residents so there is now one alphabetic list of businesses.
Map Note: A map or map2 (of sorts) has been included by the transcriber to aid those unfamiliar with 1873 Springfield. It is not to scale and I am not certain of the positions of the old Gilmore and Kickapoo streets.