It's Your America: The 1940 Census Today Zoom and You Tube #announcements

Jan Meisels Allen



Eighty years ago, the census of 1940—the 16th in the nation’s history—was carried out beginning in April. The 1940 census forms a critical link to our shared past and provides a window into an American world only one year away from being engulfed by war. It would also hold both immediate and long-lasting ramifications for the country and its citizens, some of which have only recently begun to come to light. 


11AM CT today\


If you’re unable to join live today, recordings of all their lectures are uploaded to YouTube after initial broadcast


Thank you to Randy Fishbein for informing us about this.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee