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1 Title:   American Turpentine Farmers Association Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   American Turpentine Farmers Association  
  Dates:   1936-1999  
Judge Harley Langdale of Valdosta, Georgia, along with 900 other men from the Southern turpentine industry established the American Turpentine Farmers Association (ATFA) in March of 1936. ATFA was formed to represent the interests of gum naval stores factors, producers, and dealers in the United States "turpentine belt" (Georgia, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas). Activities of ATFA document the interconnection of land use and environmental stewardship to the broader issues and policies of modern Georgia's rural development. The American Turpentine Farmers Association Minute Books provide the administrative record of the organization. The minute books are available online at
  Identifier:   RBRL026ATFA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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