the 1940 census #2

Photo: 1940 Census publicity photo. Harry L. Hopkins Collection. FDR Presidential Library and Museum.

We appreciate release of the the 1940 Census! A visualization, the 1940 Census Then and Now.

1 thought on “the 1940 census #2

  1. I’m particularly taken by the distributions showing racial and ethnic diversity, under the subheading, “As we’ve grown, we’ve also become more diverse.” Isn’t there a more interesting story here about changes in how the Census records racial and ethnic identities?

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