Taking the census in 1910 was just as difficult for census enumerators then as it is for today’s census workers.
100 years ago today – Census Supervisor R.W. Hill issued an “ultimatum” that he would invoke “fines” and penalties if Seattle, WA residents continued to treat census takers with “discourtesy and contempt.”
Click here to read the full story – 19 April 1910 – Seattle Daily Times.
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