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Negro, Black and African-American Census Reports: 1940

Sixteenth Census - 1940

Overview - 1940 Census
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Index of Questions
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Return of the whole number of persons within the several districts of the United States: according to "An act providing for the enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States," passed March the first, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one.
United States. (1942). Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940: Population. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off.
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Census of Population and Housing
Census Bureau

Characteristics of the nonwhite population by race.
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Differential fertility, 1940 and 1910.
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Estimated population of the United States by age, color, and sex: 1945 and 1944. 4 pages
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The Negro and the 1940 census 4 pages
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The Negro in the United States: 1949. 767 pages
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Population Special Reports-1940's:
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Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940: [Negro statistics].
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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.
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Statistical Abstract

1940 - 1941 - 1942 - 1943 - 1944-45 - 1946 - 1947 - 1948 - 1949

Other Reports

Convention dates of Negro organizations: 1940. Negro Statistical Bulletin No. 2. 25 pages
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Convention dates of Negro organizations: 1943. Negro Statistical Bulletin, No. 2

Employment and Income of Negro Workers, 1940-52. Mary S. Bedell. 6 pages
BLS

The Great Migration, 1910 to 1970 (Infographic)
Census Bureau  

The Great Migration of Afro-Americans, 1915-40 1987. 3 pages. 
BLS

A Half-Century of Learning: Historical Statistics on Educational Attainment in the United States, 1940 to 2000. Report number PHC-T-41
Census Bureau

Negro newspapers and periodicals in the United States: 1940. Negro statistical bulletin: no. 1, May 1941. 22 pages. 
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Negro Newspapers and periodicals in the United States, 1943. Negro statistical bulletin, No. 1, 1943.
Google Books

Negro newspapers and periodicals in the United States: 1945. Negro statistical bulletin, No. 1, 1946.

Negro Aviators, Negro statistical bulletin. Negro statistics bulletin, No. 3, 1940.
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Negro public schools in states maintaining segregated school systems, 1948-49 / Washington, D.C. : Federal Security Agency, Office of Education, 1951. also by David T. Blose. 21 pages.
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Negro Women War Workers: Women's Bureau Bulletin No. 205. 1945. 28 pages.
BLS

Postwar education of Negroes; educational implications of army data and experiences of Negro-veterans and war workers. Washington, D.C., Federal security agency, U. S. Office of education, 1945. 71 pages.
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Prisoners executed. 1942-1945: Population. Series PN.

Prisoners in state and federal prisons and reformatories / Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1936-1941
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Prisoners in state and federal prisons and reformatories / Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1942-1946
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Statistics of education of Negroes, 1945-46. Washington, D.C. : Federal Security Agency, Office of Education, 1948. David T. Blose. 6 pages.
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Statistics of the education of Negroes : a decade of progress Washington, D.C. : Federal Security Agency, U.S. Office of Education, 1943, also by David T. Blose and Ambrose Caliver. 2 pages.
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Images

map of Birmingham, Alabama, Block Statistics

Birmingham, Alabama, Block Statistics, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. (link)

 Two Negro boys

Washington (southwest section), D.C. Two Negro boys (1942). (link)

Two African American men During World War II.

African Americans During World War II. (link)

Negro lawyer
Negro lawyer (link)

map city population 1940
City population 1940 (link)