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When the Race column has a crossed out race designation that has been replaced with a number, use the race represented by the numbers on this '''[[Media:1940_Race.png|Chart]]''' given to the enumerators.
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Often an entry was crossed out, and a code number was added to the census form. Ignore these code numbers, and index what was originally written on the census form. If you can't tell what was originally written on the form but you can read the code number, then you can use this chart to help decipher the handwriting.    '''[[Media:1940_Race.png|Chart]]'''  
  
 
'''[http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx Lists of US Counties and Cities]'''  
 
'''[http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx Lists of US Counties and Cities]'''  

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Often an entry was crossed out, and a code number was added to the census form. Ignore these code numbers, and index what was originally written on the census form. If you can't tell what was originally written on the form but you can read the code number, then you can use this chart to help decipher the handwriting. Chart

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