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Census of Population, 1910 [United States]: Oversample of Black-headed Households

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data
Creator
  • Morgan, S. Philip (University of Pennsylvania. Population Studies Center)
  • Ewbank, Douglas (University of Pennsylvania. Population Studies Center)
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1990-12-04
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • University of Pennsylvania. University Research Foundation
Language
English
Free Keywords
African Americans; census data; demographic characteristics; household composition; households
Description
  • Abstract

    Designed to facilitate analysis of the status of Blacks around the turn of the century, this oversample of Black-headed households in the United States was drawn from the 1910 manuscript census schedules. The sample complements the 1/250 Public Use Sample of the 1910 census manuscripts collected by Samuel H. Preston at the University of Pennsylvania: CENSUS OF POPULATION, 1910 [UNITED STATES]: PUBLIC USE SAMPLE (ICPSR 9166). Part 1, Household Records, contains a record for each household selected in the sample and supplies variables describing the location, type, and composition of the households. Part 2, Individual Records, contains a record for each individual residing in the sampled households and includes information on demographic characteristics, occupation, literacy, nativity, ethnicity, and fertility.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Created variable labels and/or value labels..
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Household Records
    • DS2: Individual Records
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1910-04-15
  • Collection date: 1910
Geographic Coverage
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • United States
  • Virginia
Sampled Universe
Manuscript census records for 1910 from counties with at least 10 percent of the population African-American (Negro, Black, or Mulatto) located in nine states where a large number of counties had at least this same proportion of African-Americans (Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas). The four states with the largest population of Blacks (South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia) were excluded from the oversample because the 1/250 Public Use Sample (referred to above) provided sufficient cases for most analyses.
Sampling
Sampling was carried out using computer software that randomly selected households based on the manuscript census microfilm reel number, sequence, and page and line number, with two different sampling fractions. Counties in Maryland, Kentucky, and Texas were sampled using a 0.01 sampling fraction, while a 0.005 sampling fraction was employed in Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, and Arkansas. In Louisiana, both fractions were utilized to test optimum sampling fractions.
Collection Mode
  • The data contain blanks and alphabetic characters. This oversample can be combined with the 1/250 Public Use Sample by differential weighting of households (or individuals) by county of enumeration as described in the User's Guide.

Note
2010-09-01 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD 1-R01-HD18651, and NICHD 1-R01-HD-25856). University of Pennsylvania. University Research Foundation.
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9453 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09453.v1
Publications
  • McDaniel, Antonio, Morgan, S. Philip. Racial differences in mother-child coresidence in the past. Journal of Marriage and Family.58, (4), 1011-1017.1996.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/353987 (URL)
  • Morgan, S. Philip, McDaniel, Antonio, Miller, Andrew T., Preston, Samuel H.. Racial differences in household and family structure at the turn of the century. American Journal of Sociology.98, (4), 799-828.1993.
    • ID: 10.1086/230090 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 8 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Morgan, S. Philip; Ewbank, Douglas (1990): Census of Population, 1910 [United States]: Oversample of Black-headed Households. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09453