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February Monthly Program

  • 13 Feb 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Zoom Webinar

This months speaker is Thomas MacEntee 


Thomas will present 2 sessions about the Census.


Your Census Guide


Session 1:  1950 Census - Are you Ready?

Participants' will get up to speed on the history of the 1950 US Census, why the 1950 US Census form is radically different than previous forms, and how the data will be accessed. In addition we’ll cover what you can do NOW to prepare for the release of the 1950 US Census as well as volunteer projects related to indexing and finding aids. Finally, we’ll cover how you can always get the latest information related to the release of the 1950 US Census data!

Session 2:  The Coded Census - Deciphering US Census Codes.  

As the US Census progressed, starting in the 20th century, the Census Bureau employed the use of various codes to categorize census data. Various types of codes covered education, employment, marriage, nativity and more. Understanding census codes can help you uncover more information about your ancestor and possibly assist in breaking down brick walls. Learn how to locate census code-related tools online and how to use them for a specific US census.

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