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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: National Guard checkpoint
Date: 1936 Apr. 6
Description: National Guard checkpoint, April 1936. The cleanup effort is shown. In order to avoid violence and looting, the Georgia National Guard kept a vigilant watch both day and night over the storm area. On Sunday, a count of automobiles showed that 1,500 automobiles an hour came into Gainesville on the main highway. It was estimated that 300,000 people visited Gainesville on that Sunday. The tornado struck the previous Monday.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0147) 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 | Emergency management--Georgia | Georgia. National Guard | Cooper Pants Factory (Gainesville, Ga.) | Tornadoes--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 18 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:0147

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