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Who Started the U.S. Census?

Reference Spotlight: Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census

Do you ever wonder why we have a U.S. Census? How it came into being? How it has evolved over the centuries? Who uses census data and for what purposes? What role politics plays in the Census?


Explore these questions and more in:

The Encyclopedia of the U.S Census: From the Constitution to the American Community Survey

Edited by Margo J. Anderson, Constance F. Citro, and Joseph J. Salvo

Call number:
R 304.6
2012 2nd ed.



You’ll find this intriguing new book in the Reference collection on the 2nd floor at Central Library.



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