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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Old Joe
Date: 1950-1980
Description: Old Joe -- Confederate Monument. Photograph showing the Confederate Soldier known as "Old Joe" standing "at ready". It is inscribed with the words: "Our Confederate Soldiers. The Confederate Patriots. The record of whose fortitude and heroism in the service of their country is the proud heritage of a loyal posterity. Tell ye children of it and let your children tell their children and their children another generation." The statue was unveiled in the public square on June 7, 1909.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0043) Gainesville, Georgia."

Digitized by: Digital Techniques, Inc.

Electronic version made available through a federal Library Services and Technology Act Grant and Georgia Public Library Services.

Subjects: Public Square (Gainesville, Ga.) | Old Joe Statue (Gainesville, Ga.) | Soldiers' monuments--Georgia--Gainesville | War memorials--Georgia--Gainesville | Hall County (Ga.) | Gainesville (Ga.)
Contributors: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Online Publisher: [Gainesville, Ga. : Hall County Library System], 2001
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm. | Forms part of: Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: [Name of photograph], Hall County, Georgia historical photograph collection, Hall County Library System.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hall/hchp/do:0043

Related Institutions: Hall County Library System (Ga.)
Collection Information: Hall County Georgia Historical Photograph Collection