American census workers begin their huge task of counting America's millions.
SLATE INFORMATION: Taking the Count in United States
USA: New York:
4 shots of knockers & bells..on doors.
Semi view enumerator at desk looking at census book.
CU identification card 'Miss Enumerator'.
Gen. view, side view of classroom of enumerators receiving instructions.
CU woman type.
CU man type.
CU woman-enumerator asking question 'How should we enumerate persons living in trailer-camp?'
CU instructor replies 'Persons in trailer camps, tourist homes, hotels and missions will be enumerated on one specified night'
Gen. view man says' I have a nudist colony in our district'.
Gen. view group of enumerators leaving.
Gen. view Bowery.
Gen. view down shot apartment house.
Semi view girl enumerator up to door.
Semi view man from basement up steps.
CU girl at home.
Semi view wife letting Census girl in.
Gen. view Chinatown street.
Gen. view Chinatown street & enumerator into house.
Gen. view intr. Chinese girl lets Chinese enumerator in door.
Sound Effects...of Chinese enumerator talking in chinese & girl replies 'Oh, you're the Census man, come in'.
United States of America
Background: American census workers begin their huge task of counting America's millions.