The Assoczatzon of American
Directory Pub Iisbers
W. H. LEE, President. A. G. WRIGHT, Flrst Vice-President.
A. V. WILLIAMS, Second Vice-President.
W. H. BATES, Secretary. J. L. HILL, Treasurer,.
WI. B. MURDOCK. Boston. W. H. BATES. New York.
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W. II. LHB. New Haven. A. V. WILLIA Ms. Cincinnati.
R. H. DONNELLEY. Chicago. J. L. HILL, Richmond,
A. O. WRIGHT. Mllwnukoe.
$ocreta!y’| Office, 89 Third Ave., Borough of Manhattan.
The Association of American Directory Publishers is composed
of reputable City Directory Publishers, organized for the general
advancement of the Directory business. Any person, corporation
or firm engaged in business as owner and publisher of a City
Directory in the United States or Canada, who shall qualify as
competent to gather information and compile a City Directory and
furnish satisfactory references, is eligible to membership.
The objects of the Association are:
First. The advancement of the Directory business and the
improvement of Directories by the interchange of ideas and the
exchange of experienced employes.
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.
Third. To provide permanent and profitable employment to·
competent, industrious and honest Directory canvassers and
Fourth. For the mutual protection and advancement of the
established and prospective interests of all who may become mem-
bers, by personal advice and assistance of members as may bc
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
Braudulent or fake directory.