Grade Range: K-12Resource Type(s): Web LinkDate Posted: 9/10/2008
The University of Virginia Library developed and maintains this website that allows teachers and students to examine state and county census data from 1790-1960. The data and terminology presented in the Historical Census Browser are drawn directly from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing.
During the 1880s, the engineer Herman Hollerith devised a set of machines for compiling data from...
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Author Betsy Hearne entertains readers with stories about seven generations of women in her famil...
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