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Dedication of memorial bench in honor of General James Longstreet

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Type: Black-and-white photographs
Title: Dedication of memorial bench in honor of General James Longstreet
Date: 1933 Apr. 26
Description: Dedication of memorial bench in Honor of General James Longstreet, April 26, 1933. Photograph of dedication of memorial bench in honor of General James Longstreet, April 26, 1933. The ceremony for the unveiling of the memorial seat for General James Longstreet took place April 26, 1933 on the lawn of what is now the Civic Center. Dr. John Miller, a Brenau faculty member, was the principle speaker. Mrs. R. Lee Rogers, President of the local United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter, presided. Miss Doris Mealor, granddaughter of Mrs. W. G. Mealor, Chapter Treasurer, and Robert Lee Rogers, Jr., son of the Chapter President, unveiled the monument. Mrs. A. H. Swann was in charge of the memorial committee, and Henry H. Estes was the largest contributor to the memorial fund.

Caption: "Hall County Library Photo Collection (0713) Gainesville, Georgia."

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Subjects: Longstreet, James, 1821-1904--Monuments--Georgia--Gainesville | Miller, John, Ph.D. | Rogers, R. Lee, Mrs. | United Daughters of the Confederacy | Mealor, Doris | Rogers, R. L. (Robert Lee) | Swann, A. H., Mrs. | Estes, Henry H. | 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 ; 13 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:0713

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