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Superfund Research Program

Title: Providence, RI business location data, 1936-1990, from Polk and Sampson and Murdoch City Directories

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Repository: Brown Digital Repository

Data Type(s): Geospatial data

Summary: This dataset contains parsed, extracted, and geocoded business data from the Yellow Pages of 27 Providence City Directories covering the period from 1936 to 1990. The dataset was produced using the directoreadr code, developed at Brown. (For citation purposes, a paper on this code is in preparation.)

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