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History: American: Statistics

Historical Facts

Some of the unique facts you can find in the Historical Statistical Abstract of the United States are:

--gross domestic product (GDP) in 1847
--annual mean temperature in Ann Arbor in 1955
--number of immigrants who came rom China to the U.S. in 1864
--how many white female librarians there were in 1900
--number of males who earned college degrees in 1909

Statistical Sources

Annual Register of World Events.  D2 .A7 (Ref)
This ongoing series provides a summary of events each year, arranged by country. The WMU Libraries owns this title back to 1863, with the older volumes in storage.

You can try these online government document sources, too:

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