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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 222 people named Laforte in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Laforte in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 261 people named Laforte were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 85
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • 25 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 123 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was French