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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-27-10 11:01 PM
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8. Oh absolutely
and historians love the damn census for that reason...

Give me a good census form to tell me things like oh the role of women in the economy.

Here is a piece of trivia... using this we can trace how women moved from being mostly the ones catching babies, to mostly banned from midwifery by the 1880s...

That is just a piece of trivia that always makes me smile.

Oh and there are instructions to the overseers as well, as to what to do with midwives and black women who were pregnant... I mean they were property, as horrible as this is, and their well being (and child) made them valuable to the slave owner.
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  -How you control a people and change history nadinbrzezinski  Jul-27-10 10:07 PM   #0 
  - I grew up in Blackwell, Oklahoma in the 50's and 60's.  Ozymanithrax   Jul-27-10 10:24 PM   #1 
  - I grew up in Oklahoma City, born in '54. We bought a home  jtuck004   Jul-27-10 10:49 PM   #4 
     - Such documents should be kept.  Ozymanithrax   Jul-27-10 10:56 PM   #5 
        - And I wonder if this is still, to a point, done  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-27-10 10:58 PM   #7 
           - It is in Spokane, and Coeur d'Alene  jtuck004   Jul-28-10 12:12 AM   #11 
              - I predict it will get much worst  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-28-10 12:16 AM   #12 
  - You are correct. Unfortunately it's also a means of giving power to  jtuck004   Jul-27-10 10:29 PM   #2 
  - Well part of the project on the history of labor  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-27-10 10:57 PM   #6 
     - In 1970 I went to work at an employment agency  SoCalDem   Jul-27-10 11:08 PM   #9 
        - Well race has not completely disappeared but I suspect it is  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-27-10 11:20 PM   #10 
  - U.S. Census Bureau -Index of Questions  Make7   Jul-27-10 10:45 PM   #3 
     - Oh absolutely  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-27-10 11:01 PM   #8 

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