The Fourteenth Decennial Census of the United States-1920
Supplement to the Reprint Edition
Census Monographs 1-11 in 4 Bindings
A series of monographs was designed to include analysis and interpretation of important subjects covered by the census. Eleven monographs in all were issued. Each has also been separately cataloged in the Library of Congress collections. Dubester.
These monographs, omitted from the reprint edition of the 14th census originally published by Norman Ross Publishing (and now published by Ross Publishing), are now being offered in the same format as the rest of the seriesBlibrary bindings, acid-free paper, etc. All were originally published by the Census Bureau through the GPO, so that information is not repeated in the entries below. The 11 monographs have been combined into 4 volumes to minimize binding costs.
RPI # 113-A. Three reports, 978-088354-033-6........................................................................................................$400
1. Increase of population in the United States, 1910 1920. A study of changes in the population in the United States, 1910 1920. A study of changes in the population of divisions, States, counties, and rural and urban areas, and in sex, color, and nativity, at the Fourteenth Census, by William S. Rossiter. 1922. 255 p. Dub. # 540.
1. An historic decade: 1910 1920.
2. Growth of population in the United States before the Fourteenth Census.
3. Increase of population in Nation and states.
4. States which increased but slightly, or decreased, in population.
5. County increase or decrease.
6. Rural and urban increase or decrease.
7. Increase or decrease of population considered by sex, nativity, and color.
8. Native whites of native parentage.
9. Numerical importance of descendants of white persons enumerated at the First Census.
10. Native whites of foreign or mixed parentage and foreign born whites.
11. Negro population.
12. Indians, Chinese, and Japanese.
13. Influence upon population increase of changes in age, marital condition, and birth and death rates.
14. Influence upon population increase of development of agriculture, manufactures, and mining.
15. Outlying possessions, exclusive of Philippines and Virgin Islands.
16. Summary and conclusions.
A. Estimates of the native white stock: 1900, 1910, and 1920.
B. Rate of natural increase in foreign white stock: 1900 1920.
C. Estimation of net immigration.
D. Fertility of native whites.
E. Construction of Tables 62, 63, and 64.
F. Computation of average numbers of children per native and foreign white mother.
2. Mortgages on homes. A report on the results of the inquiry as to the
mortgage debt on homes other than farm homes at the Fourteenth Census, 1920.
1923. 227 p. Dub. # 541.
Introduction scope, collection method, explanation of terms
Description of detailed tables
Homes in the United States: 1890 1920
Homes in cities of 25,000 or more: 1920
Distribution of homes according to tenure
Value of and mortgage debt on owned mortgaged farms and homes
Value, mortgage debt, and annual interest
Average value, mortgage debt, and annual interest
Number, value, and mortgage debt, classified by value of home
Number and total value, classified by value of home
Number and mortgage debt, classified by rate of interest.
49 tables, 5 maps, and 24 diagrams
3. The integration of industrial operation. A statistical and descriptive
analysis of the development and growth of industrial establishments and of
the size, scope and structure of combinations of industrial establishments
operated from central offices, by Willard L. Thorp. 1924. 272 p. Dub. # 542.
Part 1 - The growth of industrial establishments; The emergence of the factory system; The size of industrial establishments; The size of establishments in 18 selected industries; The scale of production; The changing character of ownership
Part 2 - The extent of central office operations; The scope of the inquiry; The size of central office groups; Industrial specialization of central office groups; The distance factor
Part 3 - The structure of central office groups; The scheme of functional analysis; Uniform products; Joint products; By products; Dissimilar products of similar processes; Complementary products; Auxiliary products; Dissimilar products for the same market; Successive products; Unrelated products; Summary and Conclusion
A - Scope of the census of manufactures
B - Method for obtaining an index of materials used in the slaughtering and meat packing and leather industries
C - Industries classed as miscellaneous and having establishments among 4,813 central office groups: 1919; Industries not represented by establishments in central office combinations, with number of establishments, average number of wage earners, and value of products: 1919
72 tables, and 18 charts.
RPI # 113-B. Three reports, 978-088354-034-3..........................................................................................................$400
4. Farm tenancy in the United States. An analysis of the 1920 farm population figures, especially in comparison with urban data, together with a study of the main economic factors affecting the farm population, by Leon E. Truesdell. 1926. 247 p. Dub. # 543.
2. The growth of farm tenancy: 1880 to 1920
3. Significance of increase in tenant farms and in leased land
4. Tenancy and type of farming
5. Geographic distribution of tenancy
6. Tenancy and farm values
7. Tenancy and the speculative element in land ownership
8. Race and nativity of farm tenants
9. Tenancy and farm income
10. The agricultural ladder farmers by age
11. The agricultural ladder farm experience
12. The agricultural ladder Special surveys
13. Types of tenancy
14. Stability of tenure
63 tables and 14 maps and diagrams.
5. School attendance in 1920. An analysis of school attendance in the United
States and in the several States, with a discussion of the factors involved,
by Frank Alexander Ross. 1924. xx, 285 p. Dub. # 544.
1. General school attendance in 1920 (part 1)
2. General school attendance in 1920 (part 2)
3. Negro school attendance
4. Foreign born white school attendance
5. School attendance among the native white of native parentage
6. The native white of native parentage in cities
7. The native white of foreign or mixed parentage
8. The development of school attendance
Appendix A. The method of partial and multiple correlation applied to school attendance
Appendix B. Detailed tables
98 tables and 27 charts.
6. Farm population of the United States. An analysis of the 1920 farm population
figures, especially in comparison with urban data, together with a study
of the main economic factors affecting the farm population, by Leon E. Truesdell.
1926. xi, 536 p. Dub. # 545.
Rural and urban population: 1790 to 1920
Farm population Composition and distribution
Farm, village, and urban population number and distribution
Farm, village, and urban population, by sex and age
Farm, village, and urban population, by race, nativity, and parentage
Farm population eight counties detailed classification General tables farm, village, and urban population, by sections, divisions, and States
Appendix Farm population of eight selected counties composition, characteristics, and occupation, in detail
118 tables, 17 maps and diagrams.
RPI # 113-C. Three reports, 978-088354-035-0...........................................................................................................$400
7. Immigrants and their children, 1920. A study based on census statistics relative to the foreign born and the native white of foreign or mixed parentage, by Niles Carpenter. 1927. xvi, 431 p. Dub. # 546.
1. Introduction: Scope and method
2. Proportion of foreign stock in the native population
3. Territorial distribution of the foreign stock in the United States
4. Distribution of foreign stock according to length of residence
5. Nationality, ethnic, and language composition of the foreign stock
6. Age and sex composition of the foreign stock
7. Fecundity and vitality of the foreign stock
8. Marital condition, intermarriage, and illegitimacy
10. Occupations of the foreign born population
Index. 180 tables, 19 maps, and 11 charts.
8. The growth of manufactures, 1899 to 1923. A study of indexes of increase
in the volume of manufactured products, by Edmund E. Day and Woodlief Thomas.
1928. 205 p. Dub. # 547.
1. The significance of the volume of manufacture.
2. The serviceable means of measurement.
3. The growth of manufactureBall industries combined.
4. Differentiation of manufacturing industries.
5. The growth of manufacture, by industrial groups.
6. Contrasts in the food, drink, and tobacco groups.
7. Contrasts in the textile and leather groups and among other consumption groups.
8. Contrasts in other groups.
9. The growth of manufacture, by geographic divisions and States.
10. General conclusions.
A. Construction of the index of production of manufactures; B. General tables; C. Growth of manufactures to 1925; 44 tables, 10 charts, 5 maps
9. Women in gainful occupations, 1870 to 1920. A study of the trend of recent
changes in the numbers, occupational distribution and family relationship
of women reported in the census as following a gainful occupation, by Joseph
A. Hill. 1929. xvi, 416 p. Dub. # 548.
2. The extent to which women have taken up gainful occupations
3. Why the percentage of women reported as gainfully occupied was smaller in 1920 than in 1910
4. Comparison by States and cities as regards changes in the percentage gainfully occupied
5. The occupations which women are entering
6. Range of women's occupations
7. Proportion of women among the gainfully occupied
8. Age and marital condition in relation to occupation
9. Married women in gainful occupations
10. Native white women of native parentage in gainful occupations
11. Native white women of foreign or mixed parentage in gainful occupations
12. Foreign born white women in gainful occupations
13. Negro women in gainful occupations
14. Family relationship
15. Other wage earners; boarders and lodgers
Appendix Effect of changes in distribution by age and by marital condition upon number of women gainfully employed
173 tables, 7 diagrams.
RPI # 113-D. Two reports, 978-088354-036-7............................................................................................................$400
10. Earnings of factory workers, 1899 to 1927. An analysis of payroll statistics, by Paul F. Brissenden. 1929. xxi, 424 p. Dub. # 549.
Part I. Introductory
2. General Summary.
Part II. Estimated amounts of per capita earnings.
3. Actual and full-time money earnings.
4. Estimated amounts of money earnings.
5. Estimated amounts of real earnings.
6. Comparison of the purchasing power of actual and full-time earnings.
Part III. Relative fluctuations in per capita earnings.
7. Relative fluctuations in full-time earnings.
8. Changes in per capita money earnings.
9. Changes in real earnings.
Part IV. Variability of earnings.
10. Variation in money earnings in 1919.
11. Changes in variability between 1899 and 1919.
Part V. Method
12. Wage statistics in the United States.
13. The census average wage.
14. Estimation of full-time money earnings and the degree of change therein.
15. Conversion of full-time to actual earnings: the employment index.
16. Conversion of full-time to actual earnings: the bench-mark ratio.
17. Deflation of money earnings.
18. Estimation of average hours worked per week and of average hourly earnings.
19. The interpolation of intercensal years.
20. The establishment of average wage and the estimation of variability.
11 basic tables, 170 text tables, 5 appendixes, 32 figures.
11. Ratio of children to women, 1920. A study in the differential rate of
natural increase in the United States, by Warren S. Thompson. 1931. ix, 242
p. Dub. # 550.
2. Ratios of children to women, by States
3. Ratios of children to women in cities of 100,000 inhabitants and over. Ratios of children to women in cities of 25,000 to 100,000 inhabitants
5. Ratios of children to women in the rural populations of the States
6. Ratios of children to women in cities and rural districts
8. Ratios of children to women compared with replacement needs
9. Summary and conclusions
Appendix: Fertility in England and Wales, 1911.
70 tables and 12 maps and diagrams.
The Fourteenth Decennial
Census of the United States-1920
Supplement to the Reprint Edition
Census Monographs 1-11 in 4 Bindings
11 monographs in 4 volumes, 82 x 11", acid-free paper,
Complete set of 4 volumes.............................................................................$1,500
These volumes are numbered RPI # 113 A-D (Set ISBN: 978-0-88354-031-2)