This new release adds tremendous value to their U.S. city directories collection in the following ways:
* it adds 50 million names in 1,100 city directories from 45 states and Washington, D.C.,
* these directories are concentrated around the year 1890, which bolsters their 1890 Census Substitute collection,
* most of these city directories have never been published before online,
* the images in this collection are high-quality greyscale, much clearer than previous collections.
Thousands more high-quality and unique city directories will be added to this database over the next several months.