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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 1,265 people named Mendelsohn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Mendelsohn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,418 people named Mendelsohn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year
  • 24% were children
  • 76%, or 286 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 45 were disabled

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 447 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German