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Store Clerks

Store Clerks.Young men of the ante bellum South looked forward to professions of law, medicine and the ministry, or to running a plantation; their sons now found clerking a gentlemen’s trade. The Atlanta Journal Constitution said that nine out of every ten young men in the southern towns were going into the business of clerking.

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