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Principal Investigator(s): Bogue, Donald
The 1940 Census Tract files were originally created by keypunching the data from the printed publications prepared by the Bureau of the Census. The work was done under the direction of Dr. Donald Bogue, whose wife, Elizabeth Mullen Bogue, completed much of the data work. Subsequently, the punchcards were converted to data files and transferred to the National Archive and Records Administration (NARA). ICPSR received copies of these files from NARA and converted the binary block length records to ASCII format.
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Bogue, Donald. Census Tract Data, 1940: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File. ICPSR02930-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. doi:10.3886/ICPSR02930.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02930.v1
This survey was funded by:
- National Science Foundation
- United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- United States Agency for International Development
- University of Chicago. Social Sciences Division
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: Akron, Alabama, Atlanta, Atlantic City, Augusta, Austin, Baltimore, Berkeley, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, California, Cambridge, Camden, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Clifton, Colorado, Columbus (Ohio), Connecticut, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, District of Columbia, Duluth, Elizabeth, Flint, Georgia, Hartford, Houston, Illinois, Indiana, Indianapolis, Iowa, Jersey City, Kansas, Kansas City (Kansas), Kentucky, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Louisville, Macon, Maryland, Massachusetts, Memphis, Michigan, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Missouri, Nashville, New Haven, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York (state), New York City, Oakland, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oregon, Passaic, Paterson, Pawtucket, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland (Oregon), Providence, Rhode Island, Richmond, Rochester (New York), San Francisco, Savannah, Seattle, St. Louis, St. Paul, Superior, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas, Toledo, Trenton, United States, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Yonkers
Date of Collection:
Universe: All persons and housing units in the United States.
Data Types: aggregate data
Data Collection Notes:
The first two records in each file are city- and metro-level data with a record length of 3,298. The other records are tract-level data with a record length of 2,033. Both record types have 405 variables.
Produced by University of Chicago, Community and Family Study Center, 1975.
publications of the U.S. Government (Record Group 287)
Original ICPSR Release: 2000-08-01
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 61 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
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