Access 2013 design question

I have two streams of data that ultimately feed the same activities.

The tables are similar but different.
There are fields in one that identify the original source of the data.

My desired state would be for the system to treat this as a single set of data. Then query it to pull the results needed.

Before I go too deep into this, I thought my expert friends may be able to provide some best practices used in similar scenarios.

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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
how often are the data streams updated? Is it feasible to store the data in one table? That would be my preference.  Otherwise, you can use a UNION query to combine the fields from multiple recordsets into one long list
DGWhittakerAuthor Commented:
They are updated monthly.
crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
You're welcome.  I'd suggest one table with a field to differentiate where each record came from.

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