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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 47 people named Schlan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 247% more people named Schlan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 163 people named Schlan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15 women had paying jobs
  • 160 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was clerk

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

  • 16 were first-generation Americans
  • 5 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • They most commonly lived in California