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The United States Economic Census: 1930s

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The 1930 Census (publications were released throughout the 1930s through 1940)

 

 Analysis of production, wages and employment in the manufacturing industries / Council for Industrial Progress, Washington, D. C. : Coordinator for Industrial Cooperation, 1936.

Contents: v. 1. [no. 1] All manufacturing industries. [no. 2] Food and kindred products. [no. 3] Stone, clay and glass products. [no. 4] Non-ferrous metals and their products. [no. 5] Printing, publishing and allied industries. no. 6. Iron and steel and their products (not including machinery) no. 7. Products of petroleum and coal. no. 8. Machinery products. no. 10. Forest products. no. 11. Leather and its manufactures. no. 12. Textiles and their products. no. 13. Rubber goods. no. 14. Paper and allied products. no. 15. Manufacturing industries.

HD9724 .A524 1936   Firestone

 

 Output of manufactured commodities, 1929-1939, Washington] Bureau of foreign and domestic commerce, 1942.

HD9724 .A2 1939  Firestone (F)

United States Census of Manufactures, 1929-1935, Cotton Goods Industry

United States Census of Manufactures, 1929-1935, Motor Vehicle Industry

Census of Manufactures

 

Biennial census of manufactures / Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print Off., 1921-1937.

HD9724 .A5    1921-1937 - (DOCSC) Economic Census - Firestone

 

1933 Census of Manufactures

Census of manufactures: 1933. Man-hour statistics for 32 selected industries. November 1935, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington?, 1935]

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1935 Census of Manufactures

Census of manufactures: 1935. Man-hour statistics for 59 selected industries. January 1938, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington?, 1938
HC106.3 .A14 1935  Firestone (F)

1937 Census of Manufactures

Census of manufactures: 1937. Man-hour statistics for 105 selected industries. December, 1939, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, 1940.
HC106.3 .A14 1937  Firestone (F)

Maps of selected industries reported at the census of manufactures, 1937, showing location of establishments, wage earners, value added by manufacture, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Statistical Research Division, Washington, D.C. [U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1940]
HC106.3 .A14 1937a (DOCSC) Economic Census - Firestone

Census of electrical industries. Electric light and power industry (1937), Washington : U.S. G.P.O.; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., 1939.
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Census of electrical industries. Street railways and trolley-bus and motorbus operations / U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Washington : U.S. G.P.O. : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., 1939-
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Census of manufactures: 1937. Man-hour statistics for 105 selected industries. December, 1939, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, 1940.
HC106.3 .A14 1937  Firestone  (F)

1939 Census of manufactures:  see Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940.

Census of Manufactures, Motor Vehicle and Textile Industry Plants, 1929, 1931, 1933, 1935

Census of Business

Census of Business 1933

Census of American business: 1933. Retail distribution, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, 1935
Contents: I. United States summary: 1933, and comparisons with 1929-- II. State summaries-- III. County and city summaries-- IV. New and old retail stores in 1933-- V. Retail credit business in 1933-- [VI]. Chains and independents and other types of operation -- [VII]. Stores and sales by size of business -- [VIII]. Stores and sales by business groups for states, counties, and cities -- [IX]. Drug retailing including drug-store chains -- [X]. Variety store chains and department store chains -- [XI]. Food retailing including restaurants -- [XII] Stores and sales by size of city.
HF3007 .A3 1933   (DOCSC) Economic Census, Firestone

Census of American business: 1933. Wholesale distribution, Bureau of the Census,  Washington, 1935.
Contents: I. Summary for the United States. Detailed statistics for the United States, brief summaries by states, cities, and counties.- II. New England States.- III. Middle Atlantic states.- IV. South eastern states.- V. East north central states.- VI. West central states.- VII. Mountain and Pacific states
 

Census of American business: 1933. Services, amusements, and hotels U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, 1935.
Contents: I. United States summary -- II. Statistics by states -- III. Statistics for counties and cities -- IV. Hotels. 
 

1935 Census of Business

Census of business: 1935. Wholesale distribution, U.S. Bureau of Census,  Washington, 1937.

Contents:  I. United States summary. May, 1937 - II. States and 25 selected cities. January, 1937 - III. Cities and counties. February, 1937 - IV. Kinds of business. Full-service and limited-function wholesalers analyzed by 142 kinds of business by states. February, 1937 - V. Employment and pay roll. Monthly employment, by kinds of business and employment and pay roll for one week by occupational classes. March, 1937 - VI. Business-size groups and analysis of operating expenses. Wholesale merchants and industrial distributors only. April, 1937 -VII. Credit sales and sales by classes of customers March, 1937 - VIII. Commodity sales. May, 1937.
HF3007 .A3 1935   (DOCSC) Economic Census - Firestone

Census of business: 1935. Construction industry. , U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, 1937.
Contents:  I. Work performed, personnel, pay roll, and cost of material, by states and cities, and by kind of business.- II. Employment by months, and by occupational groups by states and cities, and by kind of business.- III. Types of construction, comparisons between 1929 and 1935, and miscellaneous data.

Census of business: 1935. Retail distribution.  U.S. Bureau of Census, Washington, 1937 Contents:

I. United States summary. June 1937 - II. County and city summaries. December, 1936 - III. Kinds of business by areas, stores and sales for states counties and cities. December 1936 - IV. Types of operation. Relative importance of independents, chains and other types of operation in each state as a whole, and in specified kinds of business. January, 1937 - V. Employment and pay roll. Monthly employment by kinds of business and employment and payroll for one week by occupational classes. April, 1937 - VI. Credit sales, analysis (revenue sources), merchandise stock on hand, analysis by size of business. May, 1937.

Census of business, 1935.[Miscellaneous reports], Washington, 1936-39

v. 1. Non-profit organizations, office buildings, miscellaneous. Financial institutions other than banks. Banks: United States summary. Public warehousing. Advertising agencies. Places of amusement. Hotels. Motor bus transportation. Retail trade survey -- v. 2.Personnel and pay roll in industry and business, and farm personnel, by counties. Intra-city business statistics for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Insurance. Distribution of manufacturers' sales. Tourist camps. Motor trucking for hire. Radio broadcasting.​
 

Census of business: 1935. Service establishments. Washington, 1937.

Contents: I. United States summary.--II. Statistics for states, counties, and cities.--III. Monthly employment.

 

Census of business: 1935. Retail distribution. Preliminary United States summary. October, 1936 U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, 1937

Survey of reports of credit and capital difficulties submitted by small manufactures. Compiled by the Bureau of the Census at the request of the Business Advisory Council for the Department of Commerce, U.S. Bureau of the Census,  Washington, U. S. Govt. Print. Off., 1935.

Employment and related statistics of mines and quarries, 1935, Philadelphia, Pa. : Works Progress Administration, National Research Project and Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines : Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, [1937]
TN23 .U95 1935  RECAP

1939 Census of business : See Sixteenth census of the United States: 1940. 

Fifteenth Census: 1930

Fifteenth census of the United States: 1930. Abstract of the fifteenth census of the United States, U.S. Bureau of the Census,Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1933.
Oversize HA201 1930 .A44q  (DOCSC) Decennial Census - Firestone.

Fifteenth census of the United States. Mines and quarries: 1929. General report and reports for states and for industries. Prepared under the supervision of Frederick E. Berquist, statistician for mines and quarries.Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1933.

Fifteenth census of the United States, 1930. Construction industry : reports by states with statistics for counties and cities of 100,000 population and over, a summary for the United States, and a study of the location and agencies of the construction industry / prepared under the supervision of Robert J. McFall and Alanson D. Morehouse, U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington : U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1933.

Fifteenth census of the United States, 1930. Distribution.  Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1933.
Contents: v. 1. Retail distribution. pt. 1. Summary for the United States, and statistics for counties and incorporated places of 1,000 population and over. pt. 2. Reports by states, Alabama-New Hampshire. pt. 3. Reports by states, New Jersey-Wyoming.--v. 2. Wholesale distribution, state reports for cities and a summary for the United States including county statistics.
Oversize HF3007 .A3 1930q v.1, pt.1-3; v.2   (DOCSC) Economic Census - Firestone

Fifteenth census of the United States. Census of distribution. Retail distribution. Retail chains. U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S. Gov. print. off., 1933.


Fifteenth census of the United States. Census of hotels, 1930. U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1932.

Fifteenth census of the United States. Manufactures: 1929.  U.S. Bureau of the Census,Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1933.
HD9724 .A4 1929q   Vol. 1-v. 3  (DOCSC) Economic Census - Firestone