NARA Research Databases
The Archival Research Catalog (ARC) is the online
catalog of NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington,
DC area, Regional Archives and Presidential Libraries.
The Access to Archival Databases (AAD) System provides
online access to electronic records from more than
30 archival series of electronic records.
census-related web sources
- is not a family- or individual-name index or a digital
version of the original records.
- contains the microfilm lists for the 1930 population
schedules and the Soundex indexes, searchable by over
120,000 geographic locations.
- allows you to know before visiting NARA exactly
which roll(s) of microfilm you need to view, rent,
or buy to start your research.
- is a good place to begin your census research.
Only by viewing the actual microfilm rolls will you
be able to complete your research.