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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 35 people named Schafter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 71% more people named Schafter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 60 people named Schafter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 43%, or 6 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 58 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 36 hours a week

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

  • 9 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31% were born in foreign countries
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13 were first-generation Americans