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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 45 people named Alk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% more people named Alk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 66 people named Alk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 7 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,286

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

  • 17 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was German