Barry Ewell has an excellent series of Tutorials on using the US Census returns 1790 – 1940. Whether you are a Newbie or a more experienced researcher he has something for everyone.
Sampling the 17900 Tutorial I was intrigued at the USA map showing the location and population size of the main cities. Comparing it with the map for the 1870 Census really brought home the westward expansion.
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