4 Works

United States Census Data, 1900: Public Use Sample

Robert L. Higgs & Samuel H. Preston
This study was conducted under the auspices of the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington. It is a nationally representative sample of the population of the United States in 1900, drawn from the manuscript returns of individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Census. Household variables include region, state and county of household, size of household, and type and ownership of dwelling. Individual variables for each household member include...

Census of Population, 1910: Public Use Sample

Samuel H. Preston
This nationally representative sample of the United States population in 1910 was drawn from manuscript census schedules. The file contains a record for each household selected in the sample, and supplies variables describing the location, type, and composition of the households. Each household record is followed by a record for each individual residing in the household. Information on individuals includes demographic characteristics, occupation, literacy, nativity, ethnicity, and fertility.

Census of Population, 1910: Oversample of Black-headed Households

Douglas Ewbank & S. Phillip Morgan
Designed to facilitate analysis of the status of Blacks around the turn of the century, this oversample of Black-headed households in the United States was drawn from the 1910 manuscript census schedules. The sample complements the 1/250 Public Use Sample of the 1910 census manuscripts collected by Samuel H. Preston at the University of Pennsylvania: CENSUS OF POPULATION, 1910 UNITED STATES: PUBLIC USE SAMPLE (ICPSR 9166). Part 1, Household Records, contains a record for each...

His and Her Earnings Following Parenthood in the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom

Kelly Musick, Megan Doherty Bea & Pilar Gonalon-Pons

Registration Year

  • 2020
  • 2017

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Cornell University