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1930 Instructions

The fifteenth Census Act, approved June 18, 1929, authorized "a census of population, agriculture, irrigation, drainage, distribution, unemployment, and mines [to be] taken by the Director of the Census." The following instructions were distributed to approximately 88,000 enumerators who conducted the 1930 population and agriculture censuses.


1930 Instructions [PDF 9.14MB]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Census History Staff | Last Revised: October 18, 2012