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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 60 people named Kowalek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 62% less people named Kowalek in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 23 people named Kowalek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,250
  • 23 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 43% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • 48% were first-generation Americans
  • 6 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish