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Household Survey Records

Collection no.:
0231

Description:
In 1939, the Works Progress Administration provided funding for a comprehensive household survey of the Los Angeles area. Over the course of the project, about 400,000 documents, mostly census cards, were generated.

Dates:
1939

Extent:
1.0 Linear feet
400,000 documents

Language(s):
English

Subject(s):
Census districts--California--Los Angeles County--Archival resources
Depressions--History--20th century--Archival resources
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles--1930-1940--Archival resources
Household surveys--California--Archival resources
New Deal, 1933-1939--California--Los Angeles
Public administration--California--Los Angeles--Periodicals
Public works--California--Los Angeles Region

Corporate Name(s):
United States. Work Projects Administration (Calif.).

Geographic Name(s):
Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--20th century--Archival resources
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social conditions--20th century--Archival resources
United States--History--20th century--Sources
United States--History--Archival resources

Conditions governing access:
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred citation:
[Box/folder# or item name], [Household Survey Records, Collection no. 0231, Regional History Collections, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Record date:
2012

Contact Information:
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu