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What Atlanta Offers Those Who Attend I. A. F. E. Convention

Issue 9 and Volume 15.

What Atlanta Offers Those Who Attend I. A. F. E. Convention Convention City of Land of Cotton Prepares to Welcome Us OUTRANKED by only six cities in entire national spot for big gatherings, Atlanta has been called the “Convention City of Dixie.” There are many excellent advantages which give Atlanta this well deserved title. Within the past six years Atlanta has risen from fifteenth to seventh place as a convention city. St. Louis, New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlantic City are the only ones which now outrank her. Since 1913 there have met in Atlanta, 1,502 conventions. In 1920 Atlanta entertained 80,575 registered delegates during 348 conventions, of which 37 were national, and during 1921 a total of 400 conventions are expected to meet, 50 of which will be national. The Big Shriners’ Convention in 1914 established beyond a doubt Atlanta’s ability to handle big gatherings. These conventions have…

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