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Type: Gelatin silver prints | StillImage
Title: Terminal Hotel Fire
Date: 1938
Description: View of the interior of the Terminal Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia after a fire.

Terminal Hotel was located on Spring Street and built in 1908. On May 16, 1938 an explosion in the basement or the kitchen started a fire which destroyed the building, and killed 34 people.

Subjects: Hotels--Georgia--Atlanta | Hotels--Fires and fire prevention--Georgia--Atlanta | Fires--Georgia--Atlanta | Disasters--Georgia--Atlanta | Rescue work--Georgia--Atlanta | Rescue workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Construction and demolition debris--Georgia--Atlanta | Rubble--Georgia--Atlanta | Fire fighters--Georgia--Atlanta | Buildings--Salvaging--Georgia--Atlanta | Interior architecture | Atlanta (Ga.). Fire Dept. | Terminal Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)--Fire, 1938 | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 2006
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. | Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs
Rights and Usage: Cite as: MSS 587, Steve B. Campbell Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

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Persistent Link to Item: http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/store/Products/88839-terminal-hotel-fire.aspx

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Steve B. Campbell Atlanta Fire Department Photographs, 1882-1972