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Area eventually felt full brunt of Depression
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After the stock market crash in 1929, the economy really sank into the tank across the country. While it seemed Northeast Georgia was immune from the worst of the Great Depression in its early months, local businesses and industry would suffer eventually. Jobs began to dwindle as fears increased with market doldrums.