The 1950 census schedules represent a matchless resource for all who want to know more about their families, communities, and this country.  Join a panel of experts from leading libraries across the United States as they show us how these new records can help extend, expand, and enrich the picture we draw from genealogical investigations.

Join the conversation on Thursday, October 13, 2022, when Dan Bouk, author of Democracy’s Data, moderates a discussion with Elizabeth Hodges from the Genealogy Center, Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Philip Sutton from the Milstein Division of United States History, Local History & Genealogy at the New York Public Library; and Bob Timmermann from the History & Genealogy Department of the Los Angeles Public Library.  Live on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 1 p.m. EDT, on YouTube at

In case you missed it, the September 8, 2022, conversation between Dan Bouk, author of Democracy's Data:  The Hidden Stories in the U.S. Census and How to Read Them, and Maud Newton, author of Ancestor Trouble:  A Reckoning and a Reconciliation, is on YouTube at