Houston City Directories: W. L. Macatee Co. Advertisments

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Houston City Directories. Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co./R.L. Polk, 1866. pg ix.

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Houston City Directories. Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co./R.L. Polk, 1882-83. pg 4.

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Houston City Directories. Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co./R.L. Polk, 1892-93. pg. 340.

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Houston City Directories. Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co./R.L. Polk, 1917. pg. 58.

To continue research on the longevity of W. L. Macatee and Sons’ Building Materials I began looking through Houston city directories. W. L. Macatee had many large advertisements in these city directories and these ads appeared over many years. This supported that the Macatees were in buisness for a long time and were important to Houston. Since, the Macatees appeared to have a large role in the Houston economy I began researching to discover what that role was exactly.

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    […] through city directories I discovered that in each city directory W. L. Macatee and Son’s had large ads; this hinted toward their success. In looking through HeritageQuest to find Macatee’s in the […]

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