R. A. Long High School Class of 1963

A Walk up Commerce Avenue in 1963

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The R. L. Polk Company publishes yearly advertiser-supported city directories that contain, among other things, street directories that list businesses and households by address. It can be an invaluable research tool for genealogists, historians, urban planners, cultural anthropologists, sociologists and others.

Here are the pages from Polk's 1963 Longview-Kelso city directory that show the businesses and households on Longview's Commerce Avenue. Take a walk up Commerce Avenue in 1963 and see how many of these businesses you can remember.

Commerce Avenue 1
Commerce Avenue 2
Commerce Avenue 3
Commerce Avenue 4
Commerce Avenue 5
Commerce Avenue 6
Commerce Avenue 7

And be sure to see Historical Photos of Commerce Ave from 1923 to 1961.