Module 2: Digging into the US Census

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The Government and Heritage Library teamed up with the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University for RootsMOOC, a massive open online course on starting genealogical research. Below are the videos used in the course.

Module 2: Digging into the US Census

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Visiting the experts

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FAN Club principle

Census tutorials

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More about special nonpopulation census schedules PDF

Blank census forms from the National Archives

Ancestry.com tutorials
Familysearch.org tutorials

Module 2 Quiz