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Census Research: 1920 Census

Holdings at LUC

Government publications of the 1920 Census can be found in Online Catalog under the subject heading "United States Census, 14th, 1920." This subject heading does not, however, bring up all holdings relating to, about, or that utilize the 14th U.S. Census. For additional materials, try a variety of Subject and keyword searches in the Catalog(e.g. "1920 Census"). If you require any assistance in finding related holdings, please contact the Government Documents librarian.

Fourteenth census of the United States taken in the year 1920 ... [Reports].
United States. Bureau of the Census. Washington, Govt. print. off., 1921-23.
13 v. maps, tables, diagrs., charts. 30 cm.
Location: Cudahy Oversize (Request at Circulation Desk)
Call Number: HA 201 1920 .A15x 1921

Statistical atlas of the United States.
United States. Bureau of the Census. Washington, Govt. print. off., 1925.
476 p. ill., maps.
Location: Library Storage Facility
Call Number: 312.9 U58s14

Sample Related Holdings at LUC

Map guide to the U.S. federal censuses, 1790-1920.
Thorndale, William.
Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987.
1 atlas : maps ; 23 x 30 cm.
Location: Cudahy Reference
Call Number: G1201.F7 T5 1987

Negroes in the United States, 1920-32.
United States. Bureau of the Census. Washington, U. S. govt. print. off., 1935.
Description: xvi, 845 p. illus. 30 cm.
Location: Lewis Main Stacks Call Number: HA205 .A33 1920-32

Putnam's handy volume atlas of the world, with an index of cities and towns giving the complete 1920 census of the United States, and lists of the countires and cities of the world, with latest population figures and useful statistical information.
G.P. Putnam's Sons. [c1921]
2 p. l., 384 p. incl. 138 maps, diagr. 24 cm.
Location: Lewis Main Stacks
Call Number: G1019 .P9 1921

School attendance in 1920. An analysis of school attendance in the United States and in the several states, with a discussion of the factors involved, Ross, Frank Alexander.
[United States] Bureau of the census. Census monographs V. Washington, Govt. print. off., 1924.
xx, 285 p. incl. tables, diagrs. 26 cm.
Location: Library Storage Facility
Call Number: 379.14 U58

Census Guides at LUC

Fast facts about the 1920 census.
United States. National Archives and Records Administration, 1992.
1 folded sheet (8 p.) ; 22 x 10 cm.
Location: Cudahy Gov Docs, Stack Deck A
SuDoc Number: AE 1.113:43

Using the Census Soundex.
United States. National Archives and Records Administration, 1997.
11 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Location: Cudahy Gov Docs, Stack Deck A
SuDoc Number: AE 1.113:55/997

Resources at Area Libraries

Chicago Public Library

 

The National Archives Great Lakes Regional Archives

 

The Newberry Library

Northwestern University

  • For related holdings, search NUcat for the following Subject Heading: "United States--Census, 14th, 1920."

 

University of Chicago

Electronic Census Guides

The 1920 Federal Population Census
See also General Information and Introduction. From The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

Guide to the Content of Federal Decennial Census

Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States,
General Information leaflet No. 17. From NARA.

Clues in Census Records, 1850-1930. From NARA.

Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000. From the U.S. Census Bureau.

Population and Housing Items on the General Census Schedules 1790-2000
Compiled by Grace York, University of Michigan Library, March 2002. Download requires Microsoft Excel.