Photographs

Photographs

The Confederate Monument "Old Joe" after the 1936 tornado: an emblem of an unconquered spirit, Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives) [View item description]
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Confederate monument "Old Joe" after the 1936 tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System)[View item description]
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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) [View item description]
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Destruction of the Gainesville Public Square, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Gainesville Ga after tornado Apr 6-1936 [Men carry a corpse on a stretcher while walking down a pile of debris], Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives) [View item description]
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Gainesville Ga after tornado Apr 6-1936 [Onlookers inspect the damage to the Cooper Pants Factory and the pants strewn over the rubble], Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives) [View item description]
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Gainesville, Ga. after tornado, Apr. 6-1936 [View of fire on Bradford Street], Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives) [View item description]
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Gainesville, Ga. after tornado, Apr. 6-1936 [View of the devastation of the public square and the shops on West Washington Street], Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives) [View item description]
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Gainesville, Ga. after tornado, Apr. 6-1936 [View of the Gallant-Belk Building remains], Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives) [View item description]
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Gainesville Public Square after 1936 tornado [Aerial view of the Gallant-Belk Building remains], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Gainesville Public Square after the 1936 tornado [View from above the public square featuring the National Guard encampment], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Gainesville Public Square after 1936 tornado [View of debris in the center of the square and of the George P. Estes Company building], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Gainesville Public Square after 1936 tornado [View of debris in the public square and of the intersection of South Main and West Washington Streets], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Gainesville Public Square after 1936 tornado [View of public square and the intersection of West Spring and South Main Streets], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Gainesville Public Square clean again, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Hall County's courthouse after the 1936 tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Local and volunteer workers cleaning up streets on day of storm, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Looking toward courthouse after the tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Photograph of citizens viewing the damage and destruction caused by a tornado, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, 1936 Apr. 6, Vanishing Georgia (Georgia Archives) [View item description]
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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) [View item description]
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Pruitt-Barrett fire, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Pruitt-Barrett hardware store fire, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Rebuilding of Gainesville, Georgia [View of the rebuilding of the public square and of South Main Street], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Rebuilding of the Public Square [View of West Spring Street during rebuilding of the public square], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Reconstructed East Washington Street, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Ruins of Hall County Courthouse after 1936 tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Tornado, 1936 [View of the public square with West Washington Street in the background], Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Tornado sale in Gainesville, Georgia, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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H. H. Perry home after the Gainesville tornado of 1936. Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Piles of rationed vegetables and other provisions stood under guard beside the Federal Building. Relief efforts to assist victims stricken by the the tornado of April 6, 1936 included the shipping of food and water to Gainesville, Georgia, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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After the tornado of April 6, 1936, first aid stations were set up throughout Gainesville to provide emergency care for the rapidly escalating number of injured people, who were stabilized and later transported to hospitals in Atlanta, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Shambles of a Gainesville, Georgia home struck by the tornado of April 6, 1936, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Courthouse bell moved by the Gainesville tornado of April 6, 1936; Miss Gladys Tanner is pictured next to it, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Looking down on the destruction of the Gainesville Public Square, April 6, 1936. Palmour Hardware Store on South Main Street is ablaze, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Railroad cars demolished by the recent tornado lie ruined in the Gainesville Midland Railway Yard, April 1936, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Photograph showing Senator Richard B. Russell, at left; J. Ernest Palmour, Jr.; and Mayor Joseph A. Cooke surveying the ruins of the tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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An aerial view of fires that struck Pruitt-Barrett and Palmour Hardware after the tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Relief workers gratefully receiving their "rations" from one of the emergency kitchens set up in downtown Gainesville once recovery efforts became established, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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A man searches through damaged furniture in a house devastated by the tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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"Roosevelt Day," March 23, 1938. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated Roosevelt Square and the Hall County Courthouse, the latter of which was erected as a result of the destructive 1936 tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Drawing of the Roosevelt Memorial monument located in front of the Hall County Courthouse on Roosevelt Square, dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 23, 1938 to commemorate the cooperative efforts of the federal government, the President, and the citizens of Hall County to rebuild Gainesville, following the April 6, 1936 tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Gainesville, Ga. welcomed President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 23, 1938 ("Roosevelt Day"), to dedicate Roosevelt Square and Roosevelt Monument, in front of the new Hall County Courthouse, built after the old building was destroyed by the tornado, Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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The clock on the Citizens Bank building shows the time the tornado hit, 8:28 a.m., Monday morning, April 6, 1936,Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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Funerals of victims after the tornado, 1936. Two hundred and ten dead Gainesvillians were revered at rites for the nameless in a memorial service symbolized in the double funeral of an unknown boy and girl. Hall County, Georgia Historical Photograph Collection (Hall County Library System) [View item description]
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