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Saturday, April 16, 2016

A Snapshot of the Casper Kluthe Family in 1940


This photo appears to have been from ~1938 or so.


From the 1940 census, Miller (2nd ward), Hand co., South Dakota

Home rented for $13 monthly

Head of Household: Kluthe, Casper J. (informant), 51, married, education: finished 8th grade, b. Nebraska, employed for pay (but does not list an occupation), worked 8 hours the previous week, worked all 52 weeks in 1939, earning $216.  He has income from other sources.

Jennie, wife, 47, education: finished 7th grade, b. South Dakota, not employed for pay, has income from other sources

Louise, daughter, 21, single, education: completed 4th year in high school, b. SD, employed for pay, worked 48 hours the previous week, occupation is stenographer for the Co. Highway office, worked all 52 weeks in 1939, earning $600.  

Edwin, son, 16, single, attended school, completed 1st year of high school, b. SD, not employed for pay, but is employed at public emergency work, occupation is janitor for NVA school aid, did not work or earn money in 1939.

Magdalen, daughter, 12, single, attended school, completed 6th grade, b. SD, 

Lechtenberg, Claire, lodger, 20, single, education: completed 4th year in high school, b. SD, employed for pay, worked 48 hours the prior week, occupation is Clerk for AAA office, worked 49 weeks in 1939, earning $775.  

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