Recreating Historical Graphics with ggplot2

Abstract

Talk given to the Iowa State University Statistical Graphics working group. There are some amazing data visualizations created at the turn of the 20th century to visualize the population of the United States. I recreate some with the R package ggplot2. Determining the sources of the data and finding historical data is also covered.

Date
Jan 31, 2018
Sam Tyner
Sam Tyner
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow

I am an applied statistician and data scientist, with a wide range of skills and experiences. I’m passionate about using data to make a difference.

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