TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY [TVA],
RECORD GROUP 142
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Administers a unified program of resource conservation, development, and use in the Tennessee River Valley. Encourages the economic development of the region.

Lewis Hine Photographs

Lewis Hine Photographs

1933

Sociologist and photographer Lewis Hine accepted an assignment to document the TVA construction of Norris Dam in 1933. These images from...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Tennessee
Annual Report

Annual Report

October 1934

This 1934 annual report of camps administered by the U.S. Forest Service includes descriptions of the varied work in multiple locations that resulted...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Tennessee Valley
Map of CCC Camps

Map of CCC Camps

June 30, 1940

This 1940 map displays the locations of CCC camps in TVA territory. It is accompanied by a list of activities and accomplishments...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Tennessee Valley
Erosion Control Work

Erosion Control Work

1934

These photographs taken in Alabama in 1934 reveal some of the terracing techniques used by CCC workers to control erosion...

Tags: Alabama | Erosion | Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Georgia Soil Erosion Project

Georgia Soil Erosion Project

1938-1941

These "before" and "after" photographs were taken in 1938 and 1941 of a Walker County, Georgia soil erosion and reforestation project...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Erosion | Georgia
Tennessee Soil Erosion Project

Tennessee Soil Erosion Project

1935

These photographs show examples of wood and masonry dams that were built by CCC workers to combat severe soil erosion in Tennessee...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Erosion | Tennessee
Kudzu Used to Stop Soil Erosion

Kudzu Used to Stop Erosion

1938

These records show that kudzu was one of the plants introduced during the 1930's by CCC workers in their efforts to combat soil erosion...

Tags: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) | Erosion | Tennessee
Wilsom Dam Construction Photos

Wilson Dam Construction

1922-1925

President Woodrow Wilson authorized the construction of Wilson Dam near Muscle Shoals, Alabama during World War I to help power nitrate plants...

Tags: Alabama | Dam Construction
Panoramic Photos

Panoramic Photos

August 1937-April 1939

 
These panoramic photographs show the construction and surrounding areas of the Norris, Chickamauga, Guntersville, Kentucky, and ...

Tags: Alabama | Dam Construction | Kentucky | Tennessee
Guntersville Photos

Guntersville Photos

July 1937-September 1939

The Tennessee Valley Authority chronicled its overall project progress through photographs. These depict the construction of...

Tags: Alabama | Dam Construction