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Use Form Number NATF 82 to order individual pages of Federal population census schedules, 1790-1930, used for genealogical research or as evidence of age and place of birth for employment, social security benefits, insurance, passports and other reasons.

1940 Census Records

Information for Libraries, Genealogical Organizations, and other Organizations

The National Archives 1940 Census web site will provide free online access to the 1940 Census. Organizations will be able to link to the 1940 Census web site to provide free access to the 1940 Census for their patrons beginning on April 2, 2012.

The National Archives Trust Fund is also selling copies of the entire 1940 Census or of individual states in both digital and microfilm format to those who would like to purchase the Census.

For more information about ordering the entire 1940 Census or an individual state please visit the National Archives Trust Fund web site at the National Archives Store:.

Questions about the 1940 Census may be sent to

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