City Directories

City Directories can tell us who lived in our home before we did, and also look up where our ancestors lived.  Here are some tips for:

 

Our collection of city directories are available online and in print:

  • 1870-1970  – On Archive.org  the Bloomfield Sections of the Orange Directory, for the most part.  Available in print in the library as well.

  • Montclair History Online - City Directories include Bloomfield

Genealogy and Local History Resources

 

Bios & Obits

Finding Vital Records

Newspaper Archives

City Directories

Census Records

Immigration Records

House History

Township Maps

Bloomfield HS Yearbooks

 

Need personal assistance?

 

Our librarians are here to help you! Go beyond general assistance and get in-depth instruction from a reference librarian on how to use the Bloomfield Public Library's electronic catalog, digital resources and databases. Contact us to schedule a 30-minute one-on-one session.

Did you know? 

The Museum of the Bloomfield Historical Society is located on the 3rd floor of the Children's Library. Find out more about them at bloomfieldhistorical.org.

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