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
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.
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.