Shades Of The Departed The Magazine - November Issue

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better understand their ancestors. It can reveal details that normally wouldn't be found anywhere else but a journal or maybe a published family history from the early 20th century. These details can reveal more about who our ancestors were and how they lived.

WHAT’S NEW? Let's take a look at the new questions that were posed in 1930 to Americans and see how each one can help us in our research. 

value of the home if owned, or if renting, the monthly rent

whether the family owned a radio

age at Dirst marriage

whether person worked yesterday

veteran of U.S. Military or naval forces & which war

who the homemaker of the home was