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Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Census, The: Who We Think We Are

01/26/2001

Primary Sources Show 6 The Census CLOSED CAPTIONED MASTER


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Series
Primary Sources: Workshops in American History
Program
Census, The: Who We Think We Are
Program Number

6

Series Description

Series release date: 2001

Program Description

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.

Duration

00:57:57

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Primary Sources: Workshops in American History; Census, The: Who We Think We Are,” 01/26/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, 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. December 8, 2016. <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
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