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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 422 people named Potash in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Potash in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 441 people named Potash were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 128 were children
  • 19 were disabled
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $1,139

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 45% were born in foreign countries