Instructions for Enumerators and the Public

These instructions  provided  guidance   to 1950 census  enumerators (also known as census takers) about what information to record about each household :

These advertising campaigns helped the public understand why cooperating with census enumerators was important:

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Page 8 of the Advertising Campaign for the 1950 Census

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Page 9 of the Advertising Campaign for the 1950 Census

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Page 10 of the Advertising Campaign for the 1950 Census

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Page 11 of the Advertising Campaign for the 1950 Census

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Page 12 of the Advertising Campaign for the 1950 Census

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Page 13 of the Advertising Campaign for the 1950 Census

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Page 14 of the Advertising Campaign for the 1950 Census

 
 

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