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1920 Census Reminder

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I still need to make use of the WM variable. Make sure your memos match mine before copying and pasting.


Enumeration Date: 01 Jan 1920

States covered: Alabama, Alaska Territory, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii Territory, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Military and Naval Forces, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Panama Canal Zone, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming

Column Headings:

Name of street

House or farm number

number of dwelling in order of visitation

number of family in order of visitation


Relation to head

Home owned or rented

If owned, free or mortgaged



Age at last birthday


Year of immigration

Natualized or alien

If naturalized, year of naturalization

Attended school any time since 01 Sep 1919

Able to read

Able to write

Place of birth

Mother tongue

Father's birthplace

Father's mother tongue

Mother's birthplace

Mother's mother tongue

Able to speak English



Employer, salary or wage worker, working on own account

Number on farm schedule



Memo is for any information about the family or enumeration

Memo 2 is for # of children born to mother

Memo 3 is for # of children still living


WM is for information about the enumeration that applies to that witness only

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