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Principal Investigator(s): Jensen, Richard; Smith, Daniel Scott; Friedberger, Mark W.; Dahlin, Michel R.; Reiff, Janice
Summary: This data collection describes the social conditions of the older population of the United States at the turn of the century. Detailed information, extracted from the 1900 United States Census manuscript schedules, is provided on household composition and family structure for each sampled older person. Ecological characteristics of the county of residence, e.g., the percentage of the county's population that is foreign born, are provided for most sampled older persons. In addi... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08428.v1
This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA), the aging program within ICPSR. NACDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Heath (NIH).
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