Cooper Pants, Area 8

The film clip listed below shows what remained of Palmour Hardware Company after the 1936 tornado. Five people were reported killed when Palmour Hardware, a three-story building located on the corner of West Broad and Maple Streets, collapsed and caught fire.

Film footage

Clip surveying the damage to the Palmour Hardware, Gainesville, Georgia, 1936 April 6
film clip

Photographs and postcards

Cooper Company building demolished [Piles of pants are visible as onlookers watch the Cooper Pants Factory be demolished], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System)
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