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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 198 people named Dresden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Dresden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 189 people named Dresden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 182 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 94 females, Katie was the most common name
  • 3% were disabled
  • 14 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 24 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940