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Census 1890

Report on Population of the United States
at the Eleventh Census: 1890. Part II
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1897

The United States Census is taken once every ten years and asks questions intended to gather information about the nation’s people and economy. The census is also used to determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Find more census reports and countless other treasures in the Government Documents area on the first level of the Library. If you have questions about Government Documents, contact Danya Leebaw, Reference and Instruction Librarian for Social Sciences.