1820 Clinton Census Annotated

In an effort to better understand the “New Guinea” community in Hyde Park, we annotated the 1820 Federal Census for Clinto (which included Hyde Park at the time). Slavery was abolished in 1827 in New York, so the 1820 Census is the last decennial census reflecting slavery.

Page three of this set is clearly a concentration of persons of color.

Below: While this is good at giving you an overview, whether you use the arrow at left — or arrow at right — to reverse or advance — you are not able to zoom in/out. Full screen is a recommended option. We are working to improve the legibility of names, which is currenty poor.

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