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Height of Registered Voters in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, c. 1870-1950 (ICPSR 3591)

Principal Investigator(s): Wu, Jialu, University of Pittsburgh


This data collection was designed to ascertain the physical stature of Pittsburgh residents in the first half of the twentieth century. These data supply information on voters' age, year of birth, height, gender, and race, as well as their party affiliation.

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Study Description


Wu, Jialu. HEIGHT OF REGISTERED VOTERS IN PITTSBURGH AND ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, c. 1870-1950. ICPSR version. Pittsburgh, PA: Jialu Wu, University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of History [producer], 2002. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2003. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03591.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03591.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    body height, physical characteristics, physical condition, voters

Geographic Coverage:    United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Date of Collection:   

  • 1989

Universe:    Registered voters in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Data Type(s):    administrative records data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The data contain alphabetics. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Sample:    Inactive voter registration cards of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, on record at Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh.

Data Source:

inactive voter registration cards of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania (1934-1982) on record at Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh


Original ICPSR Release:   2003-05-23

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