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Industry and Trade - Port of Savannah - Report to the Agricultural and Industrial Board

 Series
Identifier: 028-05-017

Scope and Contents

This published report is much longer and more detailed in amount of information presented, than many similar reports. The report is presented in a prose style and has many tables showing comparisons of different factors affecting the port. For example, employment and volume of business for port for years, survey of wharf facilities at port, and cargo tonnage by major commodities and by coastal districts are some tables included. The major sections of the report are the following: (1) Location and communications (2) Commerce through the port (3) Freight rates (4) Reason for decline of port (5) The proposed terminal (6) Local industrial development (7) Opportunities for trade with Latin America (8) A free port (9) Management and solicitation. In addition there are the following appendices: (1) Freight rate factors (2) Interstate Commerce Commission class rate decision of May 15, 1945 (3) Georgia's deficiency industries (4) Rehabilitation of Georgia's forest resources (5) Legislative acts creating port authorities (1996).

Dates

  • Created: 1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Extent

0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Title
Industry and Trade - Port of Savannah - Report to the Agricultural and Industrial Board
Author
Georgia Archives
Description rules
Local
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

Contact:
5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States