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Study Report

Study Number: SB-008-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1844

Subject Area: Social and Occupational Mobility

Bibliographic Citation: Mexican-American families in Los Angeles, 1844-1880.  [machine-readable data file] / Griswold del Castillo, Richard  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7582

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 2 volumes hard copy.

Abstract: There are two data files in this study created from manuscript census returns. The first is an aggregation of social characteristics of Spanish-surnamed and Mexican-born families in the city of Los Angeles from 1844-1880. The data were used to study family composition and socio-economic mobility. There are 2,047 records in this file with a logical record length of 101. The second file is composed of data used to study the socio-economic development of the Mexican-American community in Los Angeles. The main emphasis is on an analysis of literacy, occupational mobility, schooling, family structure, demographic changes and property mobility. This file has a logical record length of 111 for each of the 9,744 records.

SUBJECT TERMS: census data. census data. communities. communities. economic mobility. economic mobility. family. family. historical census data. historical census data. minority affairs. minority affairs. social change. social change. social mobility. social mobility. socioeconomic indicators. socioeconomic indicators. California-Los Angeles. Los Angeles. Mexican-Americans. Mexican-Americans.

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