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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 128 people named Akita in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Akita in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 146 people named Akita were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 41% were children
  • The typical household was 4 people

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As Akita families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 8 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Japanese
  • Most immigrants originated from Japan
  • 58% were first-generation Americans