Orleans Parish, Louisiana Online Historical Directories

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1800s

New Orleans City Directory, Flannery, 1805 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - City Directory, Demographic Tools, Demographics, Directory by Address
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1810s

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1811 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Directory by Address, Directory by Name
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1820s

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1822 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Directory by Address, Directory by Name
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1823 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1824 - Free (USGenWeb)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1832 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Directory by Address, Directory by Name
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1830s

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1834 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1838
- Free (USGenWeb)
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1840s

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1841 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1842 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - by address: A-H, I-Z; by name: A-F, G-L, M-R, S-Z
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1843 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Michel, 1846 - Free (Don's List)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1846
- Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1849
- Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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1850s

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1850 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Business, Custom House Personnel, Newspapers, New Orleans Directory, Pilots
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Cohen, 1851 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - surnames A-B, C-D, E-G, H-K, L-M, N-R, S-Z
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1852 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Customhouse Officials, Fire Department and Companies, Foreign Consuls, New Orleans Directory
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1853
- Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1854 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1855
- Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1856 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1857 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1858
- Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1859 - Free (USGenWeb)
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1860s

New Orleans City Directory, Gardner, 1861 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - surnames A, Ba-Bo, Br-Bz, C, D-E, F, G, H-I, H-O (another transcription), J-K, L, M-O, P, Q-Z
 - Churches and Ministers
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1866 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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Algiers City Directory, unknown (probably Gardner), 1867-8 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - includes Belleville, Brooklyn, Gosselin, McDonoghville, and Tunisburg
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Carrollton City Directory, Gardner, 1867-8 - Free (USGenWeb)
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Greenville City Directory, Gardner, 1867-8 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - includes Burtheville, Bloomingdale, Hurstville and Rickerville
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1867 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1868 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1869 - Free (USGenWeb)
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1870s

New Orleans City Directory, Edwards, 1870 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1870 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, Edwards, 1871 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1871 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1872 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Photographers
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1873 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1874 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1875 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1876 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1877 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1878 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1879 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans Telephone Directory, New Orleans Telephonic Exchange, 1879 - Free (LOUISiana Digital Library)

1880s

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1880  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1880 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1881  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1881 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1882
  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1882
- Free (USGenWeb)
 - Photographers
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1883
  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1883 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Perfumeries, Photographers
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1884  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1884 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1885  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1885
- Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1886  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1886 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans Business Directory, Soards, 1887
- $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1887  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1887 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1888  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1888 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1889
  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1889 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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1890s

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1890  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1890 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1891  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1891 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1892  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1892 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Photographers
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1893  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1893 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Photographers
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1894  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1894 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1895  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1895 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1896 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans Business Directory, Soards, 1897  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1897  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1897 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1898  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1898 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1899  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1899 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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1900s

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1900 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1901 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1902 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1903 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1904 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1905 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1906 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1907 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Mint Employees
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1908 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1909 - Free (USGenWeb)
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1910s - 1920s

New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1910 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1911 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1912 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1913 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames, surnames A-Z (another transcription)
 - Physicians, Piano Tuners & Repairers, Pianos, Pickle Manufacturers, Picture Frames, Salt Companies
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, unknown, 1914 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Photographers
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1915 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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1930s

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1930 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - Hospitals & Sanitariums, Photographers, Physicians
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1931 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1932 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1933 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1934 - Free (USGenWeb)
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New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1935 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Polk, 1938  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1938 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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1940s

New Orleans City Directory, Polk, 1940
  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1940 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Polk, 1942  - $ (Ancestry)

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1942 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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New Orleans City Directory, Polk, 1945-6  - $ (Ancestry)


1970s

New Orleans City Directory, Soards, 1971 - Free (USGenWeb)
 - selected surnames only
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