By Stephen P. Georgeson

ISBN-10: 1467119504

ISBN-13: 9781467119504

ISBN-10: 1540203263

ISBN-13: 9781540203267

via 1890, the 1st Greek immigrants to Atlanta had settled into a space nonetheless generally populated by means of accomplice veterans. In a urban with no the massive immigrant presence universal within the nation's significant city parts, the Greeks have been first and foremost obtained as bad viewers by way of the state's and city's leaders. whereas the Greek Orthodox Church of Atlanta continued monetary hassle, it endured to help funerals, hospitals and orphanages. those Greeks moved from the city�s streets as fruit proprietors into extra confirmed companies. Christ Gyfteas�s fruit stand on the nook of wide and Marietta turned the California Fruit corporation. by means of 1911, forty percentage of Greeks have been owners or companions in quite a few companies like caf�s, eating places, soda fountains and groceries. writer Stephen Georgeson explores the Greek immigrants� reviews of their first 3 many years in Atlanta.

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