The 1940 U.S. Census: Chronicling the Great Depression into World War II (BONUS webinar for subscribers)

Michael Brophy
Apr 30, 2015
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Census Basics
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Early Census 1790-1840
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Census 1850-1870
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Census 1880-1930
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Life in 1940
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1940 US Map
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The 1940 Census Form
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April 2 2012
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Sources for 1940 Addresses
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About this webinar

The 1940 Census was released to the public on April 2, 2012. Nine out of every ten Americans has a relative in the census. First enjoy a brief history of the U.S. census and learn of the differences in the 1790-1840, 1850-1870, and 1880-1930 census records. Then, learn about the social history – what was going on at the time of this census, and get an in-depth look into the information you can find. Finally, learn what to do if you cannot locate your ancestor in the indexes.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Michael Brophy is a nationally known, professional genealogical researcher, heir search specialist, and lecturer from the Boston area. He has served as Program Director and Publicity Director for the Massachusetts Genealogical Council. He was the
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