So Much to Learn About the Census

by Amy Johnson Crow

Posted on September 17, 2013

The federal census is a cornerstone of research in the United States. It's easy to use and contains a wealth of information about our ancestors. Sometimes there can be so much information that we miss some of it.

You want to get the most information you can from a record, so we have devoted several of our weekly livestreams to the topic of the U.S. census. No worries if you missed the live presentation. We've posted them to the Archives.com YouTube channel

Here are the videos that will help you learn more about using the U.S. census:

- Laying the Groundwork for Your Ancestors' Story: Start with All the Censuses 

- What Are You Missing in the 1920-1940 Censuses? 

- What Are You Missing in the 1900 and 1910 Censuses? 

- What Are You Missing in the 1850-1880 Censuses? 

- What Happened to the Names?! Making the Jump to the 1840 Census 

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The Archives.com livestreams are held every Wednesday at 1:00 Eastern/10:00 Pacific. Watch this blog as well as the Archives.com Facebook events page for upcoming topics. We look forward to seeing you, either in the live presentation or on YouTube!

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