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Sample page of 1870 census listing some Bloomingdale inmates

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Title

Sample page of 1870 census listing some Bloomingdale inmates

Subject

Bloomingdale Asylum for the Insane
United States--Census, 1870
Patients
Statistics

Description

Fragment of the 1870 manuscript United State census record for the Bloomingdale Asylum. Note the identification of the individual patients' occupations as "insane."

Source

Decennial Census for 1870 (second enumeration), New York State, New York County, Ward 12, District 6, p. 44.
A full digital copy of the census for the 12th Ward is available  from AncestryLibrary.com via ProQuest: http://interactive.ancestrylibrary.com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/7163/4274873_00342/?backlabel=ReturnBrowsing&dbid=7163&iid=4274873_00342 (license required to access).

Date

1870

Rights

Federal government documents are in the public domain.

Type

Text

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Citation

“Sample page of 1870 census listing some Bloomingdale inmates,” A Digital History of Morningside Heights, accessed September 22, 2020, https://mhdh.library.columbia.edu/items/show/35.