News from The Courant American

The Courant American
Cartersville, Georgia
November 9, 1899, Page 1
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Prizes Won For Bartow.
County Exhibit Takes Second Prize at State Fair.
J. Q. Gassett Gets $1,000 Prize
On Best Negro Exhibit – Some Individual Prizes Are Obtained.
A Good Showing.

A long article about the State Fair—An excerpt:
“Bartow county took the first premium for the best county display in the negro building, and the managers of the exhibit are richer today by a cool $1000 for the excellent manner in which they have shown the products of Bartow soil as extracted by members of the negro race.”


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