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1890 Kansas Federal Census

The federal Bureau of the Census conducted a census of the state in 1890. However, the original schedules were damaged by a fire in Washington, D.C., in 1921, and most were subsequently destroyed. None of the Kansas census survives.

For more information, see "First in the Path of the Firemen": The Fate of the 1890 Population Census, by Kellee Blake, published in Prologue: Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration, Spring 1996, vol.