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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 61 people named Prais in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 66% more people named Prais in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 101 people named Prais were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 21 were children
  • 2 were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 78

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 36 were first-generation Americans