Measuring America: the Decennial Censuses from 1790 to 2000
Measuring America provides a brief historical look at the decennial censuses, focusing on the questionnaires and instructions given, and the kinds of information gathered by each census. Included are illustrations of the actual census forms used, and a table to help determine the questions asked in each census. This source also provides information about locating historical statistics. While it does not include statistical data, Measuring America provides an overview of the evolution of the U.S. Census over time.