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Tornado relief workers gratefully receiving their "rations" from one of the emergency kitchens set up in downtown Gainesville, Georgia, shortly after the tornado of April 6, 1936

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Title: Tornado relief workers gratefully receiving their "rations" from one of the emergency kitchens set up in downtown Gainesville, Georgia, shortly after the tornado of April 6, 1936
Date: 1936 Apr.
Description: Tornado relief workers gratefully receiving their "rations" from one of the emergency kitchens set up in downtown Gainesville, Georgia, shortly after the tornado of April 6, 1936. Efforts were massive: five CCC companies, 700 WPA workers, Legionnaires, policemen, firemen, officers and cadets from Riverside Military Academy, and other volunteers helped with the city's clean-up; doctors and nurses from Atlanta, Athens, Lawrenceville, and other nearby cities rushed to Gainesville to assist injured storm victims at impromptu medical facilities. Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0163) Gainesville, Georgia."

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Subjects: Tornadoes--Georgia--Gainesville | Natural disasters--Georgia--Gainesville | Buildings--Natural disaster effects--Georgia--Gainesville | Rubble--Georgia--Gainesville | Commercial buildings--Georgia--Gainesville | Public Square (Gainesville, Ga.) | Washington Street (Gainesville, Ga.) | Streets--Georgia--Gainesville | Disaster relief--Georgia--Gainesville | Volunteers--Gainesville--Georgia | Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)--Officials and employees | United States. Works Progress Administration--Officials and employees | American Legion (Gainesville, Ga.) | Police--Georgia--Gainesville | Fire fighters--Georgia--Gainesville | Hall County (Ga.) | Gainesville (Ga.)
Online Publisher: [Gainesville, Ga. : Hall County Library System], 2001
Original Material: 1 photograph : b&w. | 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:0163

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