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Description: Census Bureau Machinists and Technicians. Because of the immense volume of data being tabulated and need for the specialized technology, the Census Bureau employed highly skilled men and women to maintain and custom-build the agency's machinery, like these ca. 1950 electric sorters.

Year: 1950s

Photo Credit: U.S. Census Bureau, Public Information Office (PIO)

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