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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 1,295 people named Wasser in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Wasser in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,350 people named Wasser were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 329 were children
  • 1,289 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 20% of women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 213 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 378 were first-generation Americans