World Archives Project: Kansas, City and County Census, 1919-1978 (Part 1)

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About this project This collection contains various sets of population schedules, which include information about inhabitants of a town, the enumeration of livestock and agriculture.

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Project-specific sample images and form field help:

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Census Form
Title Page

Census Form

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Use the "Census Form" type for images that contain names to be keyed. From these images, key all names and any date and location information that might be available. If the image is far to illegible to key any names from, mark the image as "Cover Page, Section Header, etc."

Township

Key the township as seen using the dictionary provided for assistance.The township will be at the top of the image, typically in the line marked "township". If there is no township at the top of the record, leave this field blank. Do not key the postal address as the township.
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County

Key the county as seen where the person resided using the dictionary provided for assistance.The county will be at the top of the image, typically in the line marked "county".
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Enumeration Day

Key the day from the enumeration date as seen on the record. The enumeration date will be at the top of the image.
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Enumeration Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the enumeration date using the dictionary provided for assistance. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. The enumeration date will be at the top of the image.
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Enumeration Year

Key the year from the enumeration date as seen on the record. The enumeration date will be at the top of the image.
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Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", using the dictionary provided for assistance. If a prefix does not appear in a dictionary then key the prefix as seen.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering periods.
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Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided for assistance. Pressing F3 will copy the surname down from the above record.If you come across records where there is an individual listed with a surname and others listed below without a surname (generally this is the head of household and their family) please copy the surname down until you encounter the next surname.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person to whom the record applies using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a suffix does not appear in a dictionary then key the suffix as seen.
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Title Page

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Use the "Title Page" type for images that are the first page of a statistical roll. They will contain the year the census was taken, as well as the county and townhip.

Township

Key the township as seen using the dictionary provided for assistance.The township will be at the top of the image, typically in the line marked "township".
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County

Key the county as seen where the person resided using the dictionary provided for assistance.The county will be at the top of the image, typically in the line marked "county".
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Enumeration Day

Key the day from the enumeration date as seen on the record. The enumeration date will be at the top of the image.
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Enumeration Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the enumeration date using the dictionary provided for assistance. If the month appears as a number, key as seen. The enumeration date will be at the top of the image.
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Enumeration Year

Key the year from the enumeration date as seen on the record. The enumeration date will be at the top of the image.
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