Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York

Gateway to North America chronicles the people, businesses, churches, governments and organizations of New York City from the late 18th through the early 20th century with a unique collection of historical directories, member lists, and other name rich sources from the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS). Over 800,000 pages of content from over 1,500 print and manuscript directories, travel guides, yearbooks, government documents, and other sources are available for viewing, tracking individuals and organizations over time and place.

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