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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 174 people named Bolam in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Bolam in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 201 people named Bolam were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • 12% of women had paying jobs
  • 52%, or 28 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 61 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 26 were born in foreign countries