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Publisher: The History Press (November 16, 2015)
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by way of 1890, the 1st Greek immigrants to Atlanta had settled into a space nonetheless greatly populated by means of accomplice veterans. In a urban with out the big immigrant presence universal within the nation's significant city components, the Greeks have been first and foremost acquired as bad viewers via the state's and city's leaders. whereas the Greek Orthodox Church of Atlanta persisted monetary worry, it persevered to help funerals, hospitals and orphanages. those Greeks moved from the city’s streets as fruit owners into extra confirmed companies. Christ Gyfteas’s fruit stand on the nook of large and Marietta grew to become the California Fruit corporation. through 1911, forty percentage of Greeks have been owners or companions in various companies like cafés, eating places, soda fountains and groceries. writer Stephen Georgeson explores the Greek immigrants’ stories of their first 3 a long time in Atlanta.