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DIRECTORY OF THE CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. 1908

Extracted from material located at Heritage Village Library, Largo, FL and edited by David W. Dellinger

Abbreviation Key
abst – abstract ? engr/eng – engineer pkr - packer
accd – accident est – estate plmbr – plumber
accnt – accountant exch – exchange plnt - plant
ACL – Atlantic Coasts Line (RR) exp/ex – express pres – president
agt – agent frmn – foreman ? prin – principal
asst – assistant frmr – farmer prntr/ptr – printer
atty – attorney gen’l – general propr – proprietor
av – avenue grad – graduate pub – public
bbr – barber gro – grocery res – residence
bch – beach grwr/gr – grower rest – restaurant ?
bdg – boarding hdw – hardware RR – railroad
bds - boards hse – house rm/rms - room/s
bet – between hsekpr – housekeeper rmg – rooming
bge - baggage ins – insurance s – south
bggemstr – baggage master inspctr – inspector se – southeast
bkkpr - bookkeeper jantr – janitor sect – section
bldg – building kpr - keeper shpr - shipper
bldr – builder lab - laborer slsmn – salesman
blk – block lndry – laundry st/sts – street/s
blksmith - blacksmith mast - master sta – stationary
blvd – boulevard mchnc – mechanic sten/og – stenographer
btmn – boatman mdse – merchandise stud – student
capt – captain med – medical supt – superintendent
carpr/carp – carpenter mercht – merchant sw – southwest
cashr – cashier mfg – manufacturing tchr – teacher
cent – central mgr/mngr – manager tel – telephone
cgrmkr – cigarmaker mkt – market tkt – ticket
clk - clerk mnfr – manufacturer tmstr – teamster
com - commercial msn – mason tndr – tender
condr/cond – conductor mssngr /mesngr/mess – messenger treas – treasurer
conf – confections mstr – master trv - traveller
contr/con – contractor n – north trvlg – traveling
cor – corner ne – northeast TS – Tarpon Springs
dec - decorator not’ns – notions turp – turpentine
del – delivery novl – novel ? w – west
dlr - dealer nrs – nurse wid – widow/widower
dom - domestic nw – northwest wkmn – workman
dressmkr – dressmaker ofc/off – office wks – works
drsmkr – dressmaker oper – operator wrk – works
drssr – dresser ornge/or – orange yds – yards
drv – drive pckr - picker (  ) – name of wife
e – east phys – physician  
ed – editor ? pkg – packing * - colored

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