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The old Fulton Cotton Mills survive, recently converted into condos

My great-grandfather worked at the Fulton Cotton Mill on DeKalb Avenue in Atlanta. He was a kind man, with a third grade education. Crawford Evans had known the hard life. He was one of ten children. Like so many families, after the Civil War, his parents, poor South Carolina farmers, came to Atlanta to find work.

During the 1920s Crawford worked at the cotton mill. He felt himself fortunate to have a job. When I…

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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

Author of 100+ genealogy books. Owner of 8 genealogy websites available by subscription. https://georgiapioneers.com/subscribe/subscribe.html

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