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The Jewish Population of Chicago, 1946 Main Report

Sponsor(s): University of Chicago

Principal Investigator(s): Erich Rosenthal

Study Dates: It is based on the Chicago Jewish Population in 1946

Population Estimates:

Jewish population of Chicago estimated at 268,969 in 1946.

Extensive discussion of Jewish population estimation procedures in the article, written in 1952, based on a 1948 doctoral dissertation by the author at the University of Chicago based on data from 1946.

Study Notes:

Population estimates were based on a combination of voter registration lists and distinctive Jewish names -  multiple methodologies discussed in the analysis..

Study was originally Dr. Rosenthal's doctoral dissertation at the University of Chicago (Sociology).

 

Please see analysis of the Rosenthaal estimates in Hauser, 1954.

Language: English


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