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1920 Census Monograph 10. Earnings of Factory Workers 1899 to 1927

An Analysis of Pay-Roll Statistics

This is the tenth in a series of 11 monographs issued from the Fourteenth Census, taken in the year 1920, designed to include analysis and interpretation of important subjects covered by the census.

Monograph X is a statistical and descriptive analysis of the earnings of factory works in twenty chapters, group into six parts. The main purpose is to measure the relative fluctuations in the per capita earnings of wage earners since 1900.


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A Note on Language

Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history.


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