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Candler Horse Guards in front of the Gainesville City Hall

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Candler Horse Guards in front of the Gainesville City Hall
Date: 1900-1936
Description: Candler Horse Guards in front of the Gainesville City Hall. A rare photo of the Candler Horse Guards in the days of their glory. Captain W. C. Thomas is shown astride his mount in the forefront. This was Gainesville's first military organization. The photo was taken in front of Gainesville's City Hall, which was located on the corner of Main Street and Broad Street. The City Hall was erected in 1899 and destroyed by the Tornado of 1936.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0334) 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: Thomas, W.C. | Candler Horse Guards (Gainesville, Ga.) | City Hall (Gainesville, Ga.) | Horsemen and horsewomen--Georgia--Gainesville | Horsemen and horsewomen--Georgia--Hall County | Military service, Voluntary--Georgia--Gainesville | Military service, Voluntary--Georgia--Hall County | Cavalry horses--Georgia--Gainesville | Cavalry horses--Georgia--Hall County | Working animals--Georgia--Gainesville | working animals--Georgia--Hall County | 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:0334

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