1950 17th Census

Population and Housing (17th, 1950):

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Population

Census of population : 1950 : a report of the seventeenth decennial census of the United States
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1952-1957
v. 1. Number of inhabitants -- v. 2. Characteristics of the population -- v. 3. Census tract statistics -- v. 4. Special reports [there are various parts to each volume]
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Census of population : 1950 : a report of the seventeenth decennial census of the United States
United States. Bureau of the Census
New York : Ross Publishing LLC, 2010
v. I. Number of inhabitants -- v. II. Characteristics of the population: Part 1. U. S. summary. Parts 2-50. Alabama [to] Wyoming. Parts 51-54. Territories and possessions: 51. Alaska. 52. Hawaii. 53. Puerto Rico. 54. American Samoa, Canal Zone, Guam, Virgin Islands of U.S. -- v. III. Census tract statistics: Part 1. Akron to Dayton. Part 2. Denver to Nashville. Part 3. New Haven to Philadelphia. Part 4. Pittsburgh to Wichita, Honolulu & adjacent ares -- v. IV. Special reports: Part 1. Employment. Part 2. Families. Part 3. Origins. Part 4. Mobility of the population. Part 5. Miscellaneous.
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Rand McNally geographical handbook
Rand McNally and Company
Chicago [1952]
On cover: A keyed index of the United States. All counties, all cities, and towns of over 100 population. 1950 census populations.
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Comparability of census tracts, 1950 and 1960 censuses of population and housing, Chicago, Illinois [by] Alma F. Taeuber
Chicago Community Inventory
Chicago, 1963
"Community Renewal Program study."
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The people of Chicago : who we are and who we have been : census data on foreign born, foreign stock, and race, 1837-1970 : mother tongue addendum, 1910-1970
Chicago (Ill.). Dept. of Development and Planning
Chicago : The Dept., 1976
[Includes data from 1837 and 1843 City of Chicago censuses and 1840-1970 decennial U.S. censuses]
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Local community fact book for Chicago, 1950
Chicago : Chicago Community Inventory, University of Chicago, c1953
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Housing

United States census of housing: 1950
United States. Bureau of the Census
[Washington, D.C. : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1951-1954]
5 v. in 23 pts. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
1. General characteristics -- 2. Nonfarm housing characteristics -- 3. Farm housing characteristics -- 4. Residential financing -- 5. Block statistics
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1950 census of housing : special tabulations for local housing authorities. Series HC-6. no. 1-221. Oct. 31, 1950-Feb. 18, 1952.
United States Bureau of the Census
Washington, D.C. : The Bureau, 1950-1952
221 nos. in 3 v. ; 28 cm.
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Census statistics on housing for Chicago: 1950, 1940; a report to the Housing and Redevelopment Coordinator and the Chicago Plan Commission
Chicago Community Inventory
[Chicago] 1954
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Residential finance, 1950, by Richard U. Ratcliff, Daniel B. Rathbun [and] Junia Honnold for the Social Science Research Council in cooperation with the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
Ratcliff, Richard Updegraff, 1906-
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Maps

Portfolio of United States census maps, 1950. A selection of maps used in the publications of the 1950 censuses of population and agriculture.
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1953
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Selected basic population maps, Chicago - 1950. Source of population data: U.S. Census of Population and Housing 1950 [and] other surces as indicated.
Chicago Plan Commission
[Chicago] Chicago Plan Commission and Chicago Community Inventory, University of Chicago, 1953
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Centers of population for states and counties, 1950, 1960, and 1970
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Social and Economic Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1974
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Chicago enumeration districts [cartographic material] : 17th U.S. census 1950
Chicago Plan Commission
[Chicago, Ill. : The Commission, 1950]
6 maps ; 86 x 56 cm.
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17th U.S. Census, 1950 Chicago urbanized area
Chicago Plan Commission
[Chicago] : Chicago Plan Commission, [195-]
1 map ; 102 x 82 cm.
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Percent increase in non-white population between the 1950 and 1960 census periods in 161 census tracts in which one or more members of the three samples resided in 1960
[S.l. : s.n., 196-]
1 map ; 66 x 55 cm.
"Source: U.S. Census of population and housing: 1960."
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Miscellaneous

Key to published and tabulated data for small areas : United States censuses of population and housing, 1950
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington : U.S. Govt. Print Off., 1951
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Alphabetical index of industries and occupations. 1950 census of population
Rev. ed.
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington, 1950 [i.e. 1951]
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Classified index of occupations and industries. 1950 census of population
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1950
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Electronic Availability:

Social Explorer

Census of Population and Housing

Historical Census Browser

Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS)

Selected Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts

Historical statistics of the United States on CD-ROM [electronic resource] : colonial times to 1970
U.S. Bureau of the Census ; edited by Susan B. Carter ... [et al.]
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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Guides:

Procedural studies of the 1950 censuses
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington, 1953-
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Census of population, 1950 (United States) : public use microdata sample
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, 1984
"This codebook documents the machine-readable data in ICPSR 8251. The data are available through the University of Chicago Computation Center."
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Population information in twentieth century census volumes, 1950-1980
Schulze, Suzanne
Tuscon, AZ : Oryx Press, 1988
A guide to the U.S. Census Bureau's 1950-1980 decennial census volumes
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Bureau of the Census catalog of publications, 1790-1972
United States. Bureau of the Census
Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1974
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Dubester's U.S. census bibliography with SuDocs class numbers and indexes
Cook, Kevin L
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1996
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Population and Housing Items on the General Census Schedules 1790-2000
Compiled by Grace York, University of Michigan Library, March 2002