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Shambles of a Gainesville home

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Shambles of a Gainesville home
Date: 1936 Apr.
Description: Shambles of a Gainesville home, April 1936. A lake near Gainesville was used as the main water supply system to fight the fires that were caused by the tornado of April 6, 1936. The water was no longer pure, and people were asked to boil their drinking and cooking water. The Red Cross hauled in pure drinking water in barrels for the people's use.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0142) 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:0142

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