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State's Lease Expires On Farmers' Market
Atlanta today is without a state farmer's market.
The state's lease on the property on the corner of Courtland, Gilmer and Piedmont avenue expired at midnight, December 31, and Jack Stewart, local printing…

State Farmers' Market To Be Opened in May
Group Makes Plans for Moving to New Structure.
Georgia's new state farmers' market at Muphy avenue and Sylvan road will be opened about the middle of May, Commissioner of Agriculture Tom Linder announced…

Newspaper article from May 1953 detailing the beating of George Prather, Jr. during a trip to the State Farmers Market.

WANTED- 25 men to sort tomatoes. Long hours and Sunday work required. Wages start at 50c per hour and 75c per hour after 40 hours. Apply in person before noon. Do not phone. Tom-A-Toe Produce Co., 1050 Murphy Avenue, Farmers State Market.

Newspaper article from July 1947 explaining the overcrowding problems of the State Farmers' Market in Atlanta and the call from the State Commissioner of Agriculture to expand the market in response.

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