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Accolades from the War Department

War Dept. Accolades

September 5, 1942

The Tennessee Valley Authority receives accolades from the War Department for their service towards the war effort...

Tags: Tennessee Valley | World War II
We won't let 'em down

War Posters

November 6, 1942

The Tennessee Valley Authority used posters, flyers, billboards and other propaganda to promote their participation in the war effort...

Tags: Propaganda | World War II
Duties and Functions of the Airport Division

Airport Division

December 1941

During the war years, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) adjusted its organizational structure several times...

Tags: Aviation | Georgia | World War II
Malaria Control Bulletin

Malaria Control

1942-1943

This is the first edition of the Malaria Control in War Areas bulletin...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Malaria Prevention | World War II
Mikado Specifications

Mikado Specifications

ca. 1943

This document shows a diagram of a Mikado-type (also known as a "Mike"), 2-8-2 steam locomotive with general builder's specifications...

Tags: Railroads | World War II
Drawings and Plans of Liberty Ships

Liberty Ships

1942

At the start of World War II, America's ship fleet was aging and on the verge of becoming obsolete. Liberty ships were designed...

Tags: Florida | Ships | World War II
Mosquito Experiments

Mosquito Experiments

1944

Mosquito experiments were conducted at the Carter Memorial Laboratory in Savannah, Georgia by the Public Health Service...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Malaria Prevention | World War II
Pedersen Process

Extracting Alumina

July 21, 1942

Scientists with the Tennessee Valley Authority developed a system of extracting alumina from clay to eventually produce aluminum...

Tags: Tennessee Valley | World War II
No Greater Sin

"No Greater Sin" Movie Poster

1941

This movie about the dangers of venereal disease was promoted to military personnel by the Public Health Service...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease | World War II
Selection of the Oak Ridge Site

Selection of Oak Ridge

August 12, 1942

The Tennessee Valley Authority worked closely with the War Production Board and the Army Corps of Engineers to choose the Oak Ridge...

Tags: Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II