013/01. Commissioner's Office
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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This series consists of annual or biennial reports which summarize the accomplishments of the Department of Agriculture during the indicated time period and recommend future changes or programs. The various division chiefs and the commissioner include reports of their respective areas of responsibility.
Dates: Created: 1907-1980
Scope and Contents One of the chief responsibilities of the Georgia Department of Agriculture is to conduct hearings on complaints lodged against industries engaged in food or beverage preparation, processing or distribution in Georgia and elsewhere. Usually included are: the official hearing record; the order based on findings of the hearing; the Commissioner's ruling on objections, if any; and correspondence with the companies or individuals involved If the case is carried to court, the briefs are also included.
Dates: Created: 1950-1969
Scope and Contents This series contains letters received from persons and organizations, press copy replies, and pink intradepartmental memorandums to the Commissioner. These files treat diverse subjects, including personnel matters, agricultural commodities, reports from Deputy Commissioners, farm problems, consumer protection and publicity. Few letters deal directly with individual farmers. There are many single files which have no apparent direct relationship to the other files. The series reflects diverse...
Dates: Created: 1927-2009
Scope and Contents Apparently, the Markets Commodity Promotion Division transmits copies of all its papers to the Commissioner for his perusal. Consequently, these files document the activities of the various commodity commissions in Georgia. Documents included in this series are: minutes of commission meetings; marketing and warehouse storage contracts initiated by the commissions; marketing orders stipulating product affected and scope; and correspondence related to commission activities.
Dates: Created: 1960-1967
Scope and Contents This surviving portion of a larger series of records contains incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence; lists of rural mail carriers and registered voters; copies of newspaper articles, some apparently used for campaign literature and other records from the office of Commissioner of Agriculture J.J. Brown. All the records requesting lists of rural mail carriers were created apparently in an effort to further the re-election of Commissioner Brown. The expressed interest in rural mail...
Dates: Created: 1922