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Census Bureau Questionnaire, 1960

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 1/2 in x 8 in; 31.75 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
questionnaire, census
Date made:
1960
Subject:
Census, US  Search this
ID Number:
PL.235937.01a
Accession number:
235937
Catalog number:
235937.01a
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-03eb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1671496
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Census Enumerator Badge, 1960

Physical Description:
paper, plastic (overall material)
white, red, blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 8.89 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
badge, census
Date made:
1960
Subject:
Census, US  Search this
ID Number:
PL.235937.01g
Accession number:
235937
Catalog number:
235937.01g
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-03ec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1671499
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Name Your Tribe. Answer the Census.

Commissioner:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Maker:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 26 in x 22 1/4 in; 66.04 cm x 56.515 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1990
Associated date:
April 1, 1990
Subject:
Census, US  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian
ID Number:
1990.0173.22
Catalog number:
1990.0173.22
Accession number:
1990.0173
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-745d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1060280
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U.S. Bureau of the Census Tabulating Machine

Maker:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 99 cm x 135 cm x 56 cm; 38 31/32 in x 53 5/32 in x 22 1/16 in
Object Name:
tabulating machine
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1920
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Census, US  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
ID Number:
MA.316863
Accession number:
229657
Catalog number:
316863
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-2ede-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694413

US Census Bureau Punch Cards for 1934 Census of Prisoners

Maker:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .5 cm x 17 cm x 8.4 cm; 3/16 in x 6 11/16 in x 3 5/16 in
Object Name:
punch cards, group of
Date made:
1934
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Milton Schwartzbart
ID Number:
1995.3080.02
Nonaccession number:
1995.3080
Catalog number:
1995.3080.02
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Computers & Business Machines
Punch Cards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-0cd4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690156
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Census Jug

Physical Description:
monochrome, black (overall surface decoration color name)
ceramic (overall material)
transfer printed (overall production method/technique)
coarse earthenware (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.2 cm; 6 25/32 in
Object Name:
pitcher
Object Type:
creamware
Place Made:
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool, Liverpool
Date made:
ca 1790
Related event:
First Census of U.S.  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
CE.78.48
Catalog number:
78.48
Accession number:
1978.0806
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Government, Politics, and Reform
National Treasures exhibit
Domestic Furnishings
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-5122-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_582423
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Sorter for U.S. Bureau of the Census Tabulating System

Maker:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 110 cm x 183 cm x 53 cm; 43 5/16 in x 72 1/16 in x 20 7/8 in
overall: sorter: 43 in x 72 in x 20 in; 109.22 cm x 182.88 cm x 50.8 cm
overall: sorter rack: 20 in x 45 1/2 in x 8 in; 50.8 cm x 115.57 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
sorter
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1927
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Census, US  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
ID Number:
MA.316862
Accession number:
229657
Catalog number:
316862
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1dd6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694717
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Census Badge, 1900

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
Badge
Associated date:
1900
Subject:
Census, US  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. S. Hazen Shea
ID Number:
PL.248406.73
Catalog number:
248406.73
Accession number:
248406
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-3e43-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_514198

Pamphlet, "Let's Talk Census", 1960

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
brown, white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 9 1/4 in x 6 in; 23.495 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
booklet
Date made:
1960
Subject:
Census, US  Search this
ID Number:
PL.235937.01h
Accession number:
235937
Catalog number:
235937.01h
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ffe0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1671502

Bureau of the Census Publication TAB TIP

Maker:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20.5 cm x 26.8 cm; 8 1/16 in x 10 9/16 in
Object Name:
sheets, set of
Date made:
ca 1945
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Milton Schwartzbart
ID Number:
1995.3080.04.12
Nonaccession number:
1995.3080
Catalog number:
1995.3080.04.12
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3846-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690170

Census Lists

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1866
Scope and Contents Note:
The series of unbound census lists consists of two items dated 1866.
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M1913, File 3.9.7
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Records of the Field Offices for the State of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872
Records of the Field Offices for the State of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872 / Series 3: Subordinate Field Offices / 3.9: Boydton (Mecklenburg County, Assistant Subassistant Commissioner)
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io3ed1fd188-23d5-4585-a375-39a782e88911
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m1913-ref261

Schoonland's Census

Collection Creator:
Green, Edward C. (Edward Crocker), 1944-  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 1, Item 3
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound cassettes
Date:
1972
Subseries Restrictions:
Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Edward C. Green papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Edward C. Green papers
Edward C. Green papers / Series 1: Field notes / 1.1: Sound Recordings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3fd8c4711-b5ad-4c82-817e-f69ba9fcbdf5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-31-ref197
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Punch Cards Made for the U.S. Census of Population, 1930

Maker:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
each card: 17 cm x 8.2 cm; 6 11/16 in x 3 7/32 in
Object Name:
Punch Cards, Group of
punch cards, group of
Date made:
1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Bureau of the Census
ID Number:
1988.3098.01
Catalog number:
1988.3098.01
Nonaccession number:
1988.3098
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Punch Cards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8423-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1848441
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Certificates and Census Data

Collection Creator:
Opper, John  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1908-1994
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
John Opper papers, 1908-2013, bulk 1930-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Opper papers
John Opper papers / Series 1: Biographical Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97a634c07-e51f-4530-a8a4-bf0be802df1b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-oppejohn-ref569

Aid in 1st Census

Object Name:
medal
Place made:
Russia
Date made:
1897
Credit Line:
Willis H. du Pont
ID Number:
NU.69.127.1140
Catalog number:
69.127.1140
Accession number:
286471
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-fc3b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1964339
Online Media:

Hollerith Punch Card for the 1900 Census of Population, Replica

Maker:
IBM  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 17 cm x 8.3 cm; 1/32 in x 6 11/16 in x 3 9/32 in
Object Name:
punch card
Date made:
ca 1950
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Census, US  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Herman Hollerith, Jr.
ID Number:
1977.0114.08.02
Accession number:
1977.0114
Catalog number:
1977.0114.08.02
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Science & Mathematics
Punch Cards
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-4aec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_905318
Online Media:

Pantograph Card Punch Used at the United States Bureau of the Census

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.5 cm x 30.5 cm x 49.5 cm; 4 1/8 in x 12 in x 19 1/2 in
Object Name:
tabulating equipment
Date made:
1920
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Census, US  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Anne Alvarez
ID Number:
2011.3121.01
Nonaccession number:
2011.3121
Catalog number:
2011.3121.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-732e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1414361
Online Media:

Tabulating Machine Company Card Punch Used at the Bureau of the Census

Maker:
Tabulating Machine Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
steel (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 cm x 37 cm x 16.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 14 9/16 in x 6 1/2 in
Object Name:
card punch
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1918
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Census, US  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
ID Number:
MA.316864
Accession number:
229657
Catalog number:
316864
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-38f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694414
Online Media:

Reprint, Punched Card Methods for Census Tabulations

Maker:
IBM  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Object Name:
pamphlet
Date made:
1949
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Milton Schwartzbart
ID Number:
1995.3080.04.16
Nonaccession number:
1995.3080
Catalog number:
1995.3080.04.16
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1606-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_690174

Listen to the Drum

Commissioner:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Maker:
U. S. Census Bureau  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 23 1/2 in x 26 in; 59.69 cm x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1990
Associated date:
April 1, 1990
Subject:
Census, US  Search this
Native Americans  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian
ID Number:
1990.0173.20
Catalog number:
1990.0173.20
Accession number:
1990.0173
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-c791-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1060278
Online Media:

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