"I make a lot of clothes for my family": The 1937-1939 Family Income and Expenditure Survey at the Dominion Bureau of Statistics
In this article, the author discusses a previously undiscovered group of records – the 1937–1939 Family Income and Expenditure Surveys. Created by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, these surveys are a rich source of information about the income and spending habits of Canadians during the latter stage of the Depression.
Dans cet article, l’auteure examine un groupe de documents d’archives découverts récemment – les relevés de revenu et de dépenses familiaux, 1937–1939 (1937–1939 Family Income and Expenditure Surveys). Créés par le Bureau fédéral de la statistique, ces relevés représentent une source d’information importante au sujet du revenu et des habitudes de consommation des Canadiens et des Canadiennes pendant les dernières années de la Dépression.
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