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Overhead shot of an impromptu first aid station established for victims of the tornado that struck Gainesville, Georgia on April 6, 1936

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Overhead shot of an impromptu first aid station established for victims of the tornado that struck Gainesville, Georgia on April 6, 1936
Date: 1936 Apr.
Description: Tornado relief workers. Relief workers assist the injured after the tornado of 1936. In the aftermath of the tornado, first aid stations and hospitals were set up across Gainesville to provide emergency care for the rapidly escalating number of injured, who were stabilized and later transported to hospitals in Atlanta. Doctors and nurses from Atlanta, Athens, Lawrenceville, and other nearby cities rushed to Gainesville to assist injured storm victims at these essential medical facilities. Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0117) Gainesville, Georgia."

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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 | Disaster relief--Georgia--Gainesville | Volunteers--Gainesville--Georgia | 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. | 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:0117

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