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Georgia delegation visits the White House

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Georgia delegation visits the White House
Date: 1937 Oct. 22
Description: Georgia delegation visits the White House, October 22, 1937. A delegation from Georgia visited the White House on October 22, 1937. The group invited President Roosevelt to visit Gainesville, Georgia so that he could inspect the reconstruction after the 1936 Tornado. The delegation took a drawing of the "Roosevelt Square" that would be dedicated during the President's visit. From left to right on the front row: Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. ; Senator Walter F. George; Representative Frank Whelchel; Albert Hardy of Gainesville; and S. V. Sanford of the University of Georgia. Left to right on the back row: Colonel Sandy Beaver of Gainesville; C. Roberts, the former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury; Edgar Dunlap and Robert Johnson of Gainesville.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0396) 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: White House (Washington, D.C.) | Tornadoes--Georgia--Gainesville | Roosevelt Square (Gainesville, Ga.) | Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971 | George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957 | Whelchel, Frank | Hardy, Albert | Sanford, Steadman Vincent, 1871-1945 | Beaver, Sandy, Gen. | Roberts, C., government official | Dunlap, Edgar B. | Johnson, Robert | 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 20 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:0396

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