03 April 2012

1940 Citation Example

Now that things have calmed down a little--we've posted a sample citation for the 1940 census in the spirit of Evidence Explained

Source list entry:

Illinois. Hancock County. 1940 U. S. Census, population schedule. Digital images, Archives.gov. http://1940census.archives.gov: 2012.

First (full) reference note:

1940 U. S. census, Hancock County, Illinois, population schedule, Prairie Township, enumeration district (ED) 34-29, Sheet 5-A, household 98, Mimka Habben; digital image, Archives.gov (http://1940census.archives.gov : acessed 2 April 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication number T627, roll 810.

Subsequent (short) note:

1940 U. S. census, Hancock Co., Ill., Prairie Township, ED 34-29, sheet 5-A, household 98, Mimka Habben.

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