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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 681 people named Schecter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Schecter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 556 people named Schecter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99
  • 22% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 5% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 318 were first-generation Americans
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish