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Facts and Figures
Census Fast Facts
Fast Facts provides a portrait of the United States both statistically and culturally. In addition to census-related statistics, the innovations, events, and icons of each decade are highlighted. Each page illustrates the thought and culture of the population counted during each decade's census.
Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-born Population of the United States: 1850-1990
This working paper presents selected decennial census data on the foreign-born population of the United States from 1850 to 1990. This paper updates and expands data on the foreign-born population published in 1975 in "Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970."
Ellis Island Foundation
Timeline from the Ellis Island Foundation giving a general overview of immigration history.
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