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1900 Instructions

The Census Act of 1899 and subsequent act of February 1, 1900 authorized approximately 58,000 specially hired and trained enumerators to conduct the 1900 census. Enumerators received instructions from the booklet "Instructions to Enumerators" below.



1900 Instructions [PDF 3.97MB]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Census History Staff | Last Revised: March 31, 2014