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Destruction of the Gainesville Business District

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Destruction of the Gainesville Business District
Date: 1936 Apr.
Description: Digitized reproduction of a photograph showing the stores of downtown Gainesville in ruins after the April 6, 1936 tornado. The business shown in this photograph is probably Whitfield's "Ladies Ready to Wear" located on West Spring Street.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0122) 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 | Central business districts--Georgia--Gainesville | Spring Street (Gainesville, Ga.) | Whitfield's (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 17 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:0122

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