Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Census, The: Who We Think We Are
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- Primary Sources: Workshops in American History
- Census, The: Who We Think We Are
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Series release date: 2001
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Every 10 years, American citizens get a new view of who they are. In this workshop, a selection of Census forms over the past 200 years shows how categories of race and ethnicity not only reflect, but can shape and sometimes obscure, America’s ideas of racial identity. Onscreen participants attempt to "find" themselves in evolving racial categorizations from 1830 to 1990 and, using recent Census results, formulate appropriation priorities for a Midwestern community.
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- Chicago: “Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Census, The: Who We Think We Are,” 01/26/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_257B5E7DBB5449B9A1194E4EBCF24A41.
- MLA: “Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Census, The: Who We Think We Are.” 01/26/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 28, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_257B5E7DBB5449B9A1194E4EBCF24A41>.
- APA: Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Census, The: Who We Think We Are. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_257B5E7DBB5449B9A1194E4EBCF24A41