May 23, 2022

1940 U.S. Census Records from New York State Now Searchable by Name

New York is the latest addition to states where 1940 U.S Census records are searchable by name via Records are free to search.

Additional info/links in this blog post.

Other states with records searchable by name (as of June 6, 2012):

  • Delaware
  • D.C.
  • Maine
  • Nevada

But wait, that’s not all!
More Records: New York State Archives Partners with

See Also: 1940 U.S. Census to be Free on

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