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Local and volunteer workers cleaning up streets on day of storm

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Local and volunteer workers cleaning up streets on day of storm
Local and volunteer workers cleaning up Western Washington Street on day of storm
Date: 1936 Apr. 6
Description: Local and volunteer workers cleaning up streets on day of storm, April 6, 1936. Photograph showing a view of West Washington Street, off the Gainesville Public Square, after the tornado of April 6, 1936. Five CCC companies, 700 WPA workers, Legionnaires, policemen, and firemen from over the state, and officers and cadets from Riverside Military Academy, as well as numerous other volunteers, helped with the clean-up. The following buildings are visible in the photograph: George P. Estes, Darnell's, Roses 5, 10, 25 Cents Store, Millner's, and Rhodes-Wood Furniture.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0099) 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: Tornadoes--Georgia--Gainesville | Natural disasters--Georgia--Gainesville | Buildings--Natural disaster effects--Georgia--Gainesville | Rubble--Georgia--Gainesville | Commercial buildings--Georgia--Gainesville | Public Square (Gainesville, Ga.) | Washington Street (Gainesville, Ga.) | Streets--Georgia--Gainesville | Disaster relief--Georgia--Gainesville | Volunteers--Gainesville--Georgia | Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Officials and employees | United States. Works Progress Administration--Officials and employees | American Legion (Gainesville, Ga.) | Police--Georgia--Gainesville | Fire fighters--Georgia--Gainesville | Riverside Military Academy | Estes (Gainesville, Ga.) | Millner's (Gainesville, Ga.) | Rhodes Wood (Gainesville, Ga.) | Stores, Retail--Georgia--Gainesville | Roses 5, 10, 25 Cents Store (Gainesville, Ga.) | 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 ; 25 x 16 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:0099

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