United States Census Coal Mining Terms

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1920:  A statistical study was done in 1923 on coal miners listed in the 1920 census. The codes used follow:

MH - coal miners who were also the heads of their households
BD - coal miners who were boarders in a household
BWF - coal miners who lived in their parent's household
USC - coal miners who were born in the United States
USW - coal miners who were born in the United States (don't know of any distinction between the w or the c)

References

1.  Coal miners: As of 2004, information from Bill from Heritage Quest and Bethany Evans one of their professional census indexers.