Decennial Census Information: 1940 Census

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  • Census Data With Maps for Small Areas of New York City, 1910-1960.
    Bowser, Benjamin P.
    Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Libraries : Distributed by Research Publications, 1981.
    HA 730 .N5 B68 1981 - Lehman Reference
    Includes not only the published census data for NYC, but also unpublished census data and special tabulations performed by the NYC Planning Dept. Levels include block, tract, and health area for 1910-1960, as well as assembly district, statistical area, and sanitation district for some earlier censuses. All data, including maps, are on microfilm (F d901) located in Lehman Library.
  • What the New Census Means.
    Chase, Stuart.
    New York: Public Affairs Committee, 1941.
    308 P96 no.56 - Butler
  • Dubester's U.S. Census Bibliography with SuDocs Class Numbers and Indexes.
    Cook, Kevin L.
    Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1996.
    R016.3173 C772 - Butler Reference
    Z 7553.C3 C66 1996 - Lehman Reference
    Covers the 1790-1940 censuses, with a complete list of all census publications. Particularly useful for identification of the multiplicity of items in censuses after 1870.
  • A Graphic Summary of Farm Animals and Animal Products (Based Largely on the Census of 1940).
    Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1943.
    302.1 Un3336 - Offsite
  • A Graphic Summary of Farm Crops (Based Largely on the Census of 1940).
    Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, 1943.
    301.2 Un3336 - Offsite
  • Procedural History of the 1940 Census of Population and Housing.
    Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.
    Jenkins, Robert M.
    HA 201 1940 - Offsite
  • Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses from 1790 to 2000.
    Washington : Dept. of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2002.
    HA 37.U55 M376 2002 - Lehman
  • Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990.
    Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1996.
    HA 214 .F67 1996g - Lehman Reference
  • Population Information in Twentieth Century Census Volumes, 1900-1940.
    Schulze, Suzanne.
    Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1985.
    R317.3 Sch853 - Butler Reference
    Z 7164 .D3 S45 1985 - Lehman
  • Comparison of the 57 Largest Metropolitan Areas in 41 Population and Housing Characteristics Based Upon Data from the 1950 and 1940 U.S. Census for the 57 Standard Metropolitan Areas Defined as Multiples of Counties Which Had a Population of 250,000 or More in 1940.
    Social Planning Council of St. Louis and St. Louis County.
    St. Louis, Research Bureau, the Society, 1952.
    AA 7545 OL1 - Offsite Avery
  • Census Tract Data on Population and Housing, New York City: 1940.
    New York : the Council, 1942.

    Welfare Council of New York City. Committee on 1940 Census Tract Tabulations for New York City.
    HA 730 .N5 W3 - Lehman