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Courthouse bell moved by 1936 tornado

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Courthouse bell moved by 1936 tornado
Date: 1936 Apr.
Description: Courthouse bell moved by 1936 tornado. The Gainesville City Hall bell, which was sounded as a fire alarm for Gainesville for over thirty years, was lifted into the air by the Tornado of April 6, 1936. The bell weighed over 600 pounds and was made of steel and bronze. It crashed through the roof of Birdsey Flour Mills on South Bradford Street. Miss Gladys Tanner is pictured with the bell.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0152) 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 | Hall County Courthouse (Gainesville, Ga.) | City Hall (Gainesville, Ga.) | Tanner, Gladys | Courthouses--Georgia--Gainesville | Public buildings--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 16 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:0152

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