Hall County Courthouse, Area 3

The film clips listed below show the complete destruction the Green Street-side of the Hall County Courthouse, which was located on West Broad Street. Even though city officials had put plans into motion to demolish the fifty-two year old courthouse, designs for the new building called for incorporating elements of the existing courthouse into the new structure.

Film footage

Clip of the damage to the on the Green-Street side of the County Courthouse and the resulting fires, Gainesville, Georgia 1936 April 6
film clip

Photographs and postcards

Hall County's courthouse after the 1936 tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System)
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Looking toward courthouse after the tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System)
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Photograph of Hall County Courthouse after it was destroyed by a tornado, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, 1936 Apr., Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives)
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Postcard of damaged buildings and debris, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, 1936 Apr. 6, Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives)
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Ruins of Hall County Courthouse after 1936 tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System)
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