Census and the Curriculum

Websites and Blogs

U.S. Census Bureau

Social Science Data Analysis Network
Census Blog

Historical Census Browser   Information directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing (1790-1960) from University of Virginia Library.


The following databases might be useful to further research the Census and information about how it might be used in teaching  and assignments.

Business Source Premier (Original Interface)
ABI/INFORM Collection
ERIC (Ebsco interface)
ERIC (US Government interface)
ProQuest Research Library
ProQuest Social Science Database
SocINDEX with Full Text

New York Times (1980-present)
Ancestry Library Edition -Useful to look at Census information particularily about ancestors such as age, earnings, occupation, marital status, etc.

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