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Overview - 1860 Census
Index of Questions
Kennedy, J. C. G. (1864). Population of the United States in 1860: Compiled from the original returns of the eighth census under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior. Washington: G.P.O.
Census of Population and Housing
Statistics of the United States, (including mortality, property, &c.) in 1860; comp. from the original returns and being the final exhibit of the Eighth Census...
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Education of the Negro, 1869-1903. Office of Education.
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.
Black Demographic Data, 1790-1860: A Sourcebook. Westport Conn: Greenwood Press.
The Census Bureau's headquarters was located on 7th and F Streets, NW, in the U.S. Patent Office. This Greek Revival building now houses the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and the National Collection of Fine Arts. (link)
City Point, Virginia. Negroes working along the wharf (link)
Photo shows a log cabin with two African American men seated outside and an African American woman standing in the doorway of a slave or sharecropper dwelling in Savannah, Georgia. (link)
Negroes leaving their home [by boat; Civil War] 1864 (link)
City population, 1860 (link)