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Destruction caused by the 1936 tornado

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Destruction caused by the 1936 tornado
Date: 1936 Apr.
Description: Destruction caused by the 1936 tornado. Photograph taken after the tornado. The path of the tornado of April 6, 1936 began at the foot of West Washington Street and went through the valley between Washington and West Broad. Nothing was left standing in that area. It then swept across the business district destroying the Courthouse. It veered eastward through a residential section and then traveled on to New Holland.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0140) 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:0140

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