Clarksdale, Mississippi, City Directories (4) 1963, 1967, 1969, 1977
Richmond, VA: R Polk, 1953 -, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. 4 volumes: A great tool for blues and Mississippi history research. 1963 is very good with a little rubbing to joints; 1967 is very good+; 1969 has the front two pages loose, small start to the foot of the front joint, ownership stamp of the Credit Bureau of Clarksdale; 1977 is near fine. Each volume has a ribbon marker and begins with a short, photo-illustrated history of Clarksdale. City directories list every business and every person, with their address and telephone number. They are full of business advertisements in their yellow pages and list persons in their white pages, with sections paginated separately. For example, the 1977 volume has xx pp of Clarksdale history, a 32-page yellow page business listings, a 358-page residential name directory, a 139-page street directory of business and residences, a 36-page telephone number directory, and a 13-page directory of Coahoma County Rural Residents. All volumes have the same arrangement. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall (5 x 9" or 13.5 x 22.5cm).
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Keywords: Blues Jazz Americana