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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 349 people named Rube in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 52% more people named Rube in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 529 people named Rube were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $936
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 68 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • 53 were born in foreign countries