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

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In 1940, 289 people named Schimmer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24 women had paying jobs
  • 3 reported their race as other than white
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 25% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 95 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 27 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940