Decennial Census Information: 1950 Census

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  • Census Data With Maps for Small Areas of New York City, 1910-1960.
    Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Libraries : Distributed by Research Publications, 1981.
    Bowser, Benjamin P.
    HA 730 .N5 B68 1981 - Lehman Reference
    Includes not only the published census data for NYC, but also unpublished census data and special tabulation performed by the NYC Planning Dept.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.
  • Characteristics of the Population by Health Areas, New York City: 1950. 4 vols.
    New York : Research Bureau, Welfare and Health Council of New York City, 1953.
    HB 3527 .N7 C58 - Lehman Reference
    Presents selected characteristics from the 1950 Census for the 352 health areas in New York City.
  • 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, 1950-1980.
    Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1988.
    R317.3 Sch8533 - Butler Reference
    Z 7164 .D3 S46 1988 - 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 - Avery
  • 1950 Census Monograph Series.
    The 1950 series was sponsored by the Bureau of the Census and the Copmmittee on Census Monographs of the Social Science Research Council. The books were published by John Wiley & Sons, New York.
    • American Agriculture: Its Structure and Place in the Economy
      No holdings
    • American Families
      304.2 G49 - Butler
      HQ 535 .G6 - Offsite
    • American Housing and Its Use : the Demand for Shelter Space
      HD 7293 .W73 - Offsite
      AA7545 W735 - Offsite Avery
    • The American Labor Force: its Growth and Changing Composition
      HD 5724 .B22 - Offsite
    • America's Children
      362.7 B52 - Social Work
    • The Changing Population of the United States
      HB 3505 .T3 - Barnard
      317.3 T12 - Butler
      317.3 T122 - Offsite
    • The Educational Characteristics of the American People
      No holdings
    • Farm Housing
      AA8200 B4643 - Offsite Avery
    • The Fertility of American Women
      No holdings
    • Immigrants and Their Children, 1850-1950
      HB 2595 .H8 - Butler
      325.1 H975 - Offsite
    • Income of the American People
      HC 110.I5 M61 - Offsite
    • The Older Population of the United States
      339.42 Sh43 - Offsite
    • Population Mobility Within the United States (never published)
    • Residential Finance, 1950
      HG 2051.U5 R18 - Offsite
    • Social Characteristics of Urban and Rural Communities, 1950
      338.02 D91 - Offsite