Sixteenth Census of the United States, Population for Lake City, Florida, 1940

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Title

Sixteenth Census of the United States, Population for Lake City, Florida, 1940

Alternative Title

Census, 1940

Subject

Population--United States
Census--United States

Description

The Sixteenth United States Census records for Lake City, Florida, in 1940. Individuals are identified by name, titles and terms, gender, age, marital status, race, relationship to head of household, birthplace, birth year, the last place of residence, and occupation.The Sixteenth Census asked particular people more specific questions about their life which included mother tongue, veteran status, social security, occupation or industry, and specific questions for married or previously married women.

A notable resident listed in this record is Donald H. McColskey Jr. (1917–1944).

The Florida-France Soldiers Stories Project seeks to tell the stories of the Florida soldiers buried in the American Battle Monuments Commission cemeteries in France. Our goal is to honor and commemorate the brave individuals who gave their lives supporting the Allied forces, liberating France, and defeating Germany in the Second World War. Simultaneously, our goal is to teach the students who participate in this research project about the history of France and Florida during World War II, about the history of individual servicemen, and about how to implement historical research methods in their work.

Source

Digital reproduction of original handwritten census record by Annie Shingles, April 2, 1940.

Date Created

1940-04-02

Contributor

Shingles, Annie

Format

Image/jpg

Extent

1.03 MB

Medium

1 handwritten census record

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Lake City, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Annie Shingle and published by the United States Census Bureau.

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Curator

Taylor, Cole

Source Repository

National Archives and Records Administration

External Reference

Anderson, Margo J. The American Census: A Social History. New Haven [u.a.]: Yale Univ. Press, 2015.; Garcia, Sebastian.
"Episode 28: The Florida-France Soldier Stories Project." Knights Historycast Podcast, 2022, [https://stars.library.ucf.edu/knightshistorycast/28].
"Florida-France Solider Stories Memorializes Veteran Experiences." CAH News, June 21, 2023. https://news.cah.ucf.edu/news/florida-france-soldier-stories-memorializes-veteran-experiences/

Citation

United States Census Bureau, “Sixteenth Census of the United States, Population for Lake City, Florida, 1940,” RICHES, accessed April 22, 2024, https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka/items/show/11230.

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