Delving into the 1940 US Census #general

David Laskin

Dear Genners,
I'm wondering if anyone can share some tips on navigating the 1940
census. I'm searching for a relative who lived on W. 70th Street in
Manhattan. I found the proper Enumeration District (I think) but when
I entered that I came up with 11 Census Schedules, some of them over
50 pages long. I've been laboriously going through them, but the
organization seems random -- some cover buildings on W 70th Street but
the wrong block, some are on W 71st St. etc. Any advice on how to
streamline my search? Thanks. David Laskin, Seattle, WA

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