Make Sense Out of the Census: Fact or Fiction? Part 1: 1900-1950
Twentieth century US Federal Census records contain a wealth of information available to family historians, researchers, and genealogists. With more than 677 million records publicly available, rarely is it fully utilized. To jump start your genealogy, learn what is in these records and what isn’t. Broaden your family research with targeted precision and appropriate care. Gain a heightened awareness of pitfalls inherent in data listed, develop improved data interpretation skills, and learn sleuthing skills. Using practical case studies, participants quickly learn that these modern records should not be ignored! For beginning genealogists, this presentation is a must. For intermediate or advanced researchers or ones not familiar with these records, the techniques learned will advance their understanding of census records’ nuances that most researchers overlook.