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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 87 people named Ritola in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Ritola in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 106 people named Ritola were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • For 57 females, Lillian was the most common name
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,235

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Finland
  • 55 were first-generation Americans
  • 63% were first-generation Americans
  • 33% were born in foreign countries