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Director Santos Remarks on 1950 Census Release

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) released the 1950 Census population records on April 1, 2022. This release is in accordance with the “72-Year Rule” (92 Stat. 915; Public Law 95-416; October 5, 1978) that states that after 72 years, NARA is responsible for releasing to the public decennial census records. More information is available on the Census Bureau’s 1950 Census press kit: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-kits/2022/1950-census-records.html


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Page Last Revised - April 1, 2022
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