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2014-06-11 00:21:22

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CAP AND GOWN Profile America -- Wednesday, June 11th. It's time for gowns, carnations, diplomas, and lots of pictures. This is the season for graduations -- with ceremonies being held all over the country for students from kindergarten to graduate school. In the U.S., there are over 78 million...

2014-06-10 16:25:15

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released two interactive thematic maps on population change. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO "These 'Story Maps' provide insight on emerging trends in population change across the country," said Jason Devine of the Census Bureau's Population Division. The first map shows the difference a decade has made in population change patterns in metropolitan and micropolitan statistical...

2014-06-10 12:27:15

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father's Day celebration, http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140610/116601 June 17, 1910,...

2014-06-10 00:21:39

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MOVIE NIGHTS Profile America -- Tuesday, June 10th. A major pop culture phenomenon began this week in 1933. With the automobile increasingly reshaping Americans' habits, Richard Hollingshead opened the nation's first drive-in movie theater in Camden, New Jersey. Soon, drive-in movies became a...

2014-06-09 00:21:05

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ROSES TO THE OCCASION Profile America -- Monday, June 9th. This is National Rose Month, celebrating America's favorite flower, grown in all 50 states. One of the world's biggest floral celebrations is going on now and will pack in its greatest activity through Jine -- the Portland, Oregon Rose...

2014-06-08 00:20:56

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO CHURNING LOVE Profile America -- Sunday, June 8th. One of the joys of summer and sins of consumption goes back to this date in 1786 when commercially made ice cream was first advertised in New York City. Until then, ice cream was a privately prepared treat, but the New York Post Boy announcement...

2014-06-07 00:21:04

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO GOING TO THE TAPE Profile America -- Saturday, June 7th. A home entertainment revolution began on this date in 1975 when the videocassette recorder was introduced. It was Sony's Betamax format recorder, which in a very few years was superseded by the rival VHS format. At its peak, some 9-out-of-10...

2014-06-06 16:22:12

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO Foreign-Born Population of the United States: 2012 -- This table series provides a range of social and economic characteristics for the foreign-born population and their children and is the only federal source of data on the "second generation" and "third-and-higher generation" populations. These data were...

2014-06-06 12:20:51

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95191 D-Day: 70th Anniversary -- To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, known as D-Day, the Census Bureau presents data on the number of World War II veterans at different points since 1960. Graphic | JPG | PDF | No news release associated with this product. Tip Sheet only....

2014-06-06 00:21:09

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO D-DAY Profile America -- Friday, June 6th. On this date 70 years ago, while most of America slept, one of history's most notable events unfolded, as heard at the time: "CBS World News; Bob Trout speaking. And again we bring you the available report -- all of them from German sources -- on what the...


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