Twelfth Census Population for Waltham Ward, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1900

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Title

Twelfth Census Population for Waltham Ward, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, 1900

Alternative Title

Census, 1900

Subject

Census--United States
Population--United States

Description

The Twelfth United States Census records for Waltham City, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, for 1900. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm or house. The census also states a resident's place of birth, and birthplace of their mother and father. If foreign born, the person provided the year they immigrated, whether they were naturalized and if they spoke English.

A notable resident listed in this record is Mary Sutherland. Born on November 1, 1895, in Watertown, Massachusetts, Sutherland later moved to Palm Bay, Florida. Sutherland joined the US Navy on September 3, 1918 as a Yeoman F 1st Class. Sutherland returned from serving in the Navy just in time to be able to vote for the first time. She had three children, John, Richard, and Marilyn, as well as thirteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Sutherland died September 28, 1988, and was laid to rest in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

In 2017, the University of Central Florida was one of three universities selected to launch the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program Project. The program engaged a team of scholars to make the life stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery available to the public. The project engages UCF students in research and writing and fosters collaboration between students, faculty and local Central Florida schools to produce interactive curriculum for k-12 students. The corresponding website exhibit uses RICHES Mosaic Interface to create a digital archive of related data. The public can use the project-developed augmented-reality app at more than 100 gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery, where they can access the UCF student-authored biographies of veterans.

Creator

Lorcl, Frost

Source

Digital reproduction of original census record by Frost Lorcl, June 9, 1900.

Date Created

1900-06-09

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image/jpg

Extent

1.32 MB

Medium

1 census record

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Waltham, Massachusetts

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Economics Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Frost Lorcl and the United States Census Bureau and published by the United States Census Bureau.

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Curator

Ortiz, Samuel
Cravero, Geoffrey

External Reference

Abney, Barb. "VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans Veterans." UCF Today, March 13, 2017. Accessed August 9, 2017. https://today.ucf.edu/va-selects-ucf-historians-archive-stories-deceased-veterans/.
Anderson, Margo J. The American Census: A Social History. New Haven [u.a.]: Yale Univ. Press, 2015.

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