#CensusHistory A U.S. Census Bureau clerk uses a pantograph (ca. 1908) to translate data on a census schedule to a punch card. The punch cards were “read” by the electronic tabulators developed by Herman Hollerith for the 1890 Census. Learn more at http://www.census.gov/history/
A Census Bureau employee uses a Ferranti Tape Reader in the 1960s to communicate with one of our #UNIVAC 1105 computers. Learn more here: http://www.census.gov/history/www/innovations/technology/univac_i.html
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U.S. Census Bureau director Robert Groves begins the house-to-house interviews in the remote Inupiat Eskimo village of Noorvik, Alaska, on January 20, 2010. Residents of Anchorage, Fairbanks and other larger Alaskan cities received 2010 census questionnaires in the mail in mid-March, like the rest of the country. Learn more at http://www.census.gov/history/
U.S. Census Bureau director Robert Groves is shuttled around the Inupiat Eskimo village of Noorvik, Alaska to conduct the first interviews of the 2010 census. The census is conducted in remote Alaska earlier than the rest of the country so dogsleds, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles can reach remote villages. Learn more at http://www.census.gov/history