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The Assocza tzorz of Amerzcan
ry of President, A. V. WILLIAMS, Cincinnati
3 our First Vice-President, R. H. DONNELLEY. Chicago
mi t Second Vice-President, _]. L. HILL, Richmond, Va.
IGOEO Secretary-Treasurer, W. H. BATES, New York
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R. I-I. DONNELLEY, Chicago W. H. BATES, New York
A. V. WILLIAMS, Cincinnati W. H. LEE, New Haven
J. L. HILL, Richmond E. M. GOULD. St. Louis
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Secretary’s Office, 89 Third Ave., Borough of Manhattan.
R The Association of American Directory Publishers is composed of
re utable City Directory Publishers, or anized for the eneral advance-
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ment of the Directory business. Any person, corporation or Erm
engaged in business as owner and publisher of a City Directory in
the United States or Canada, who shall qualify as competent to
’ gather informatian and compile a City Directory and furnish satisfactory
‘ references, is eli ible to membershi .
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The objects of the Association are:
First. The advancement of the Directory business and the improve-
ment of Directories by the interchange of ideas and the exchange of
_ Em Second. To provide protection to the public against fraudulent
advertising schemes which operate under the name of Directories,
and to drive unprincipled promoters of the same out of the business.
' Bm Third. To provide permanent and profitable employment to
E It competent, industrious and honest Directory canvassers and compilers.
iw; Fourth. For the mutual protection and advancement of the estab-
lished and prospective interests of all who may become members, by
personal advice and assistance of members as may be mutually satisfactory,
desirable or advisable, and by such other means as may, from time
to time, be shown to be wise, proper and lawful.
Will be paid by the Association for the
arrest and conviction of any person
or persons engaged in publishing, collecting or canvassing for any
fraudulent or fake directory.