City Directories

The City directory database of individual listings of African Americans derives from the Charlottesville city directories from the years 1898 to 1919.
This database can be searched by name, gender, occupation, and year.

City Directory Individual Listings, 1898-1919

The African American business directoy database derives from the business directory section of the Charlottesville city directories. Note: Most entries do not have business names, and those with business names do not have a person's name. Churches, schools, clubs and organizations are also included. This database is searchable by first and last name, name and type of business, and the year of the directory.

African American Business Directory, 1904-1916