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Negro, Black and African-American Census Reports: 1870

Ninth Census - 1870

Overview - 1870 Census
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Index of Questions
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Census of Population and Housing
Census Bureau

Volume 1. The statistics of the population of the United States, embracing the tables of race, nationality, sex, selected ages, and occupations. To which are added the statistics of school attendance and illiteracy, of schools, libraries, newspapers, periodicals, churches, pauperism and crime, and of areas, families, and dwellings...
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Volume 2. The vital statistics of the United States, embracing the tables of deaths, births, sex, and age, to which are added the statistics of the blind, the deaf, and dumb, the insane, and the idiotic...
Title Page [PDF], Full Document [ZIP, 68.6 MB]

Volume 3. The statistics of the wealth and industry of the United States, embracing the tables of wealth, taxation and public indebtedness...
Title Page [PDF], Full Document [ZIP, 83.6 MB]

Statistical Atlas of the United States based on the results of the Ninth Census in 1870 with contributions from many eminent men of science and several departments of the government...
Library of Congress

A compendium of the Ninth Census (June 1, 1870) compiled persuant to a concurrent resolution of Congress
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The Garfield Report to Congress from the Committee on the Ninth Census, 1870
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Communications Relative to the Ninth Census of the United States, February 1869 
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Statistics of population: Volume I. 
Census Bureau
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Vital Statistics of the United States: Volume II. 
Census Bureau

A compendium of the ninth census 
Census Bureau
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Ninth census of the United States, 1870
Hathi Trust 
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Ninth census: Census reports compiled from the original returns of the ninth census, June 1, 1870
Hathi Trust
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Statistical Atlas of the United States
Library of Congress

Education of the Negro, 1869-1903. Office of Education. 76 pages.
Hathi Trust

United States., Cummings, J., & Hill, J. A. (1969). Negro population in the United States, 1790-1915. New York: Kraus Reprint. 844 pages. : illus., maps. Reprint of 1918 edition.
Hathi Trust 
WorldCat 

United States., & McKenney, N. D. R. (1979). The social and economic status of the Black population in the United States: An historical view, 1790-1978. Washington: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Current Population Reports, Special Studies, Series P-23, No. 80. 270 pages.
ERIC (full-text)
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Statistical Abstract

1878 - 1879

Images

colorized sketch titled, "The Census Taker,

This colorized sketch titled, "The Census Taker," was published ca. 1870. (link)

map that showed the distribution and density of people in 1874

As part of his Statistical Atlas of the United States, Superintendent of the Census Francis Walker produced, in 1874, a map that showed the distribution and density of people across the continental United States. (link)

A Negro camp meeting in the South

A Negro camp meeting in the South (link)

American sketches: A Negro congregation at Washington 1876

American sketches: A Negro congregation at Washington 1876 (link)

map city population 1870
City Population, 1870 (link)