Article is about my familiy's life growing up on the East Thomaston Mill Village in Thomaston, Ga in 40s and 50s.
Vanishing Georgia - On the Village at Thomaston Mills
A mill job in Thomaston in the 1940s and '50s meant relief from the tedium of sharecropping and a new and exciting way of life "on the village."
BY AUBREY HAMMACK • UPSON COUNTY
This article is my personal account of life on the Old Mill Village in Thomaston, Georgia in the 40s and 50s when my family left a share cropping farm in Edison, Ga and my dad took a mill job in Thomaston, Ga searching for a better life for he, mom and the family.