In 1880 the State of Georgia gave to each county “Scales, Weights, Yardsticks, and Measures” like this set. At that time many merchants did not have standard weights and measures. These were issued so they could correct theirs if necessary.
Pictured in the Macy’s ad is a 1920’s model radio with cone speaker. Created by New York inventor Clair Loring Farrand, the moving coil, direct radiator cone loudspeaker replaced the horn type speaker (a model which could not produce the
Lulu’s autobiograpy is Open Source, and can be read on Archive.org: https://archive.org/details/LuluHursttheGeorgiaWonderWritesHerAutobiography
While browsing the archived Cedartown Standard newspapers on Georgia Historic Newspapers, I came across an article entitled Fatal Accident: Ollie Duke Killed in Rome. Mr. Ollie Duke, a Cedartown young man who has been employed for some time as a
ROCKMART NEWS A New Bank to be Established There–Other Notes Clay Bros. are making some very fine brick on Col. Dever’s property, in Rockmart. They make both rough and pressed brick, and are working away on Beasley & Hoge’s handsome
GREENWOOD CEMETERY New Name Given to Our City Cemetery By the Ladies’ Cemetery Association, Help Them Beautify It The final resting place of the dead should be a beautiful as well as a sacred spot, and we are glad indeed
Chief Collard lived peacefully in Cedar Town among white settlers until the Cherokee Indians were rounded up and driven from northwest Georgia in 1838. Later Collard and his sons apparently posed for a photographer in their new Oklahoma home. He
Below is a newspaper article about Charlie/Char’le/Charlee/Charley Town. For a detailed history, visit http://trailofthetrail.blogspot.com/2009/11/newly-revised-site-report-for-cedartown.html. Some observations of an old residenter, Editor Advertiser: Please allow me space in your columns to give a little history of the past forty-six years and