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Throughout the early 20th Century, a farm family bringing in its corn would have seen and experienced many changes at the J. H. Hawes Elevator and in the town of Atlanta itself. Click each of the following to discover the extent and impact of some of those changes. Once a farmer's business was concluded in town, he returned to the country. But what became of the corn now stored at the J. H. Hawes Elevator? Return to the "Exhibit Home" to learn the next step in bringing you your cornflakes.
 

 

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