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By Stephen P. Georgeson

ISBN-10: 1467119504

ISBN-13: 9781467119504

ISBN-10: 1540203263

ISBN-13: 9781540203267

through 1890, the 1st Greek immigrants to Atlanta had settled into a space nonetheless broadly populated through accomplice veterans. In a urban with no the big immigrant presence universal within the nation's significant city components, the Greeks have been first and foremost obtained as bad viewers via the state's and city's leaders. whereas the Greek Orthodox Church of Atlanta persisted monetary trouble, it persisted to help funerals, hospitals and orphanages. those Greeks moved from the city�s streets as fruit owners into extra validated companies. Christ Gyfteas�s fruit stand on the nook of extensive and Marietta turned the California Fruit corporation. by way of 1911, forty percentage of Greeks have been vendors or companions in various companies like caf�s, eating places, soda fountains and groceries. writer Stephen Georgeson explores the Greek immigrants� studies of their first 3 a long time in Atlanta.

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