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Guide to the U.S. Census 2000 Advertising Files, 2000-2002

Abstract

The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a nationwide census every 10 years. Census 2000 sought to count and classify a record number of the American population, emphasizing the changing demographics of the country. This collection was donated to the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, & Marketing History by Sybil F. Stershic, a member of the Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations for Census 2000.

The collection includes a Census 2000 advertising binder, several informational and promotional posters, a partnership informational kit, and two special reports. There are also two VHS tapes with advertisements from the Census 2000 campaign. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, & Marketing History.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
U.S. Census Bureau.
Title
U.S. Census 2000 Advertising Files 2000-2002
Language of Materials
English
Extent
About 300 items, 3.0 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The collection includes a Census 2000 advertising binder, several informational and promotional posters, a partnership informational kit, and two special reports. There are also two VHS tapes with advertisements from the Census 2000 campaign. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, & Marketing History.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

The collection includes a Census 2000 advertising binder, several informational and promotional posters, a partnership informational kit, and two special reports. There are also two VHS tapes with advertisements from the Census 2000 campaign.

This is a preliminary finding aid for an unprocessed collection. Materials have not been described or arranged beyond their original condition. Please contact Research Services if you have a question or would like to use this collection.

Correspondence
Box 1
Employment pamphlets
Box 1
Demographic Trends in the 20th Century
Box 1
Mapping Census 2000: The Geography of U.S. Diversity
Box 1
Partnership Report, Vol. 1
Box 1
The Longest Continuous Scientific Project in American Democracy: U.S. Census 2000
Box 1
U.S. Census 2000 Info Kit
Box 1
A binder with advertisements encouraging participation in the 2000 Census written in numerous languages and targeting minorities and ethnic groups.
Box 2
Guam
Box 3
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
Box 3
American Samoa
Box 3
Census 2000: Don't Be Missed!
Box 3
We Have Always Protected Our Traditions. (Native American)
Box 3
Keep It Real (African American)
Box 3
No INS, No FBI, No CIA, No IRS (Spanish)
Box 3
Your Answers are Private: It's the Law
Box 3

Historical Note

The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a nationwide census every 10 years. Census 2000 sought to count and classify a record number of the American population, emphasizing the changing demographics of the country. This collection was donated to the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, & Marketing History by Sybil F. Stershic, a member of the Census Advisory Committee of Professional Associations for Census 2000.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the U.S. Census Advertising Files, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2008 (2008-0247), 3.0 lin. ft.

Processing Information

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition. Cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0247

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.