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Power Controversy at  Volunteer Ordnance Works

Power Controversy

October-November 1941

Congressman Estes Kefauver of Tennessee's 3rd District became involved in a dispute over who would provide electrical power to...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee | World War II
Toward and Electrified America

Electrified America

April 1, 1934

In 1934, the Tennessee Valley Authority made the case for the benefits of electricity and proposed their vision for an electrified America...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Hydro v. Steam

Hydro vs. Steam

April 22, 1936

As America began to modernize after the Great Depression, the hydroelectric versus steam power debate was a popular topic in the 1930s...

Tags: Electricity | Illinois | Tennessee
Selective Service Deferment for TVA Jobs

John Sevier Steam Plant

November 13, 1956

Constructed between 1952 and 1957, the John Sevier Steam Plant uses fossil fuels from the region to produce electricity...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Nickajack

Nickajack

December 12, 1967

Nickajack Dam, which was constructed between 1964 and 1967, replaced the old Hales Bar Plant...

Tags: Dam Construction | Electricity | Tennessee
Pickwick Switchyard

Pickwick Switchyard

April 1, 1938

The Pickwick Switchyard illustrates the electric power harnessed by the Pickwick Hydroelectric Plant...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Widows Creek

Widows Creek

October 15, 1952

With swiftness uncommon by today's standards, Congress appropriated funds for the Widows Creek Steam Plant on March 28, 1950...

Tags: Alabama | Electricity
TVA Power

TVA Power

ca. 1968

The Tennessee Valley Authority‘s 1968 publication "TVA Power" highlighted some of the agency's accomplishments and significant growth over...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
On the Farm

On the Farm

ca. 1949

This article excerpt, from Power and People, portrays an account of unparalleled postwar growth that saw the number of rural electricity consumers...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Cherokee Electric Co-op

cherokeE Electric Co-op

ca. 1945

This group of men paused from their daily work routine to pose for this image for the Cherokee Electric Co-Op, located in Centre, Alabama...

Tags: Alabama | Electricity