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From Appearance to Identity: How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America

Publicizing the release of the 1940 U.S. Census data, LIFE magazine released photographs of Census enumerators collecting data from household members.  Yep, Census enumerators. For almost 200 years, the U.S. counted people and recorded information about them in person, by sending out a representative of the U.S. government to evaluate them directly. It wasn’t until 1980 that the government decided to collect Census data by mail-in survey.
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1940 Census released: A look at what has changed

News : BlogPost (3 years ago)

Seventy-two-year-old secrets were revealed today with the release of the 1940 census by the National Archives and Records Administration. While there are some 3.8 million digital images of census records to pore over, a broader then... Read Post

Elégance Spring 2015 Makeup Collection & Spring/ Summer 2015 Base Makeup Release

Lifestyle / Beauty : A Touch of Blusher (7 hours ago)

(images from i-voce.jp, info from i-voce.jp & www.biteki.com). Elégance will release its spring 2015 makeup collection in Japan on February 16th. The collection includes: - Nouvelle Eyes (3 new variations, ¥5500) (13). (14). (15). -... Read Post

From Appearance to Identity: How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America

Academics / Sociology : Sociological Images (2 years ago)

For the last week of December, we’re re-posting some of our favorite posts from 2012. Originally cross-posted at Global Policy TV. Publicizing the release of the 1940 U.S. Census data, LIFE magazine released photographs of Census en... Read Post


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