Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

19/3/2012

Inside life during the Great Depression: 132million census records from 1940 set to go online for the first time

It was a decade when tens of millions of people in the U.S. experienced mass unemployment and social upheaval as the nation clawed its way out of the Great Depression and rumblings of global war were heard from abroad.

Now, intimate details of 132 million people who lived through the 1930s will be disclosed as the U.S. government releases the 1940 census on April 2 to the public for the first time after 72 years of being kept confidential, for more click here

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