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Re: Assumptions about the racial origins of "fpoc"
In Response To: Re: Assumptions about the racial origins of "fpoc" ()
Enumerator Instructions for 1910 says:
"109. For census purposes, the term "black" (B) includes all persons who are evidently full-blooded negroes, while the term "mulatto" (Mu) includes all other persons having some proportion or perceptible trace of negro blood."
That was the guideline...
In my post you quoted from, I was referring to census takers being accused of writing down that someone was Black or Mulatto when they were actually pure white, or white and Indian only...
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