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Destruction of the Hall County Court House

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Destruction of the Hall County Court House
Date: 1936 Apr.
Description: Destruction of the Hall County Court House, April 1936 . Digitized reproduction of a photograph showing the destruction after the April 6, 1936 tornado. Five of Gainesville's six principal churches were destroyed or badly damaged by the tornado of April 6, 1936. The St. Paul Methodist Church was destroyed and Grace Episcopal Church was flattened to the ground. The First Baptist, First Methodist, and Catholic churches were damaged inside and outside the buildings. Notice the remains of the Hall County Courthouse in the upper left corner of this photograph.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0128) 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 | 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:0128

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