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In Georgia History

Textile Work Week Shortened

Gov. Hoke Smith signed an act reducing the maximum number of hours textile mill workers could be required to work from 66 to 60 per week.
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In Their Own Words

Civil War Soldier was Sick and Hungry

A Georgia soldier, writing home to his wife, tells her of being ill and not having much to eat. “…I have got a bad cold an some fever but I hope I will soon be over that. I have got...
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