While you start looking at the 1940 Census data as it becomes available online, don’t forget to print up the 1940 Census Form Templates and use while you are looking at the data so you know what data is included in the 1940 Census.
I see that Ancestry.com has a 2 page 1940 Census template you can download and print up to keep with you for reference.
You can access this two page template at the following links:
It always helps to have a map to help you decipher what you are looking at. There are certainly many fields of information that were included in this census that are easier to read from the paper rather than twisting your head sideways while trying to read the fields of information online!
As the excitement continues to build as more data is released for the 1940 Census, print up these handy tools to keep with you as you start perusing the online images.
Enjoy the forms.
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