A census thought for the day…

Talking about Census Bureau News – Facts for Features Special Edition – 2010 Census by the Numbers:… — WASHINGT

Quote “72 The number of years census records are kept confidential before being released for genealogical research.  ”

So many times, I hear pundits questioning the use of the questions on race in the census: It’s very simple. 72 years from now, when your grandchildren are doing their genealogy, that race question will help them differentiate you from someone else with the same name….I cannot tell you how many times that has helped me in my research…

Census Bureau News – Facts for Features Special Edition – 2010 Census by the Numbers:… — WASHINGT

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Writer for 30 years. Genealogy a hobby for about 40 years. Yes, I'm in my 50's, I learned about genealogy at my mother's knee!
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