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This is who we were : a companion to the 1940 Census

Author: Scott Derks
Publisher: Amenia, NY : Grey House Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A companion resource to the 1940 Census just released by the US National Archives, This is Who We Were, provides the reader with a deeper understanding of what life was like in America in 1940 and how it compares statistically to life today. Using both original material from the 1940 CEnsus (reprinted here in a different color), readers will find richly-illustrated Personal Profiles, Economic Data, and Current  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Derks
ISBN: 9781619250079 1619250071
OCLC Number: 798159197
Notes: Includes materials from the 1940 U.S. Census.
Includes index.
"What our jobs were like ; The clothes we wore & games we played ; How much we paid for rent, bread & movies ; What we read about the world around us ; Day to day life in our neighborhoods, towns & farms ; Plus: 1940 & 2010 census comparisons & ranking ; Media response to the 1940 Census ; Insightful economic data ; 1940 Census summary."--Cover.
Description: xliii, 458 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Background information: Then & now --
Profiles --
Historical snapshots --
Economy of the times --
All around us --
What we saw, wrote, read & listened to --
1940 census summary & comparison data.
Other Titles: Companion to the 1940 Census
Census of the United States (1940)
Responsibility: by Scott Derks.

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A companion resource to the 1940 Census just released by the US National Archives, This is Who We Were, provides readers with a deeper understanding of what life was like in America in 1940 and how  Read more...
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