BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "ELECTRICITY"
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Energy Vision

Energy Vision

ca. 1994

By 1994, TVA generated four to five percent of all the electricity in the U.S. while serving some 7.7 million customers in a 7-state region...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
TVA Transmission Lines

Transmission Lines

ca. 1934-1986

The TVA Power System is a complicated network of dams, transmission lines, switching stations, hydroelectric plants, nuclear plants...

Tags: Electricity | Map | Tennessee Valley
James Watson Interview

James Watson Interview

October 2, 1970

Beginning as an engineer trainee in 1936, James Watson was appointed Manager of Power in 1970. This interview expresses his expectations...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
USSR Power Developments

USSR Power Developments

July 31, 1961

This document is part of Congressional testimony given by TVA Chairman Herbert Vogel on the state of electric power development in the Soviet Union...

Tags: Electricity | Soviet Union | Tennessee
Ironing

Electric Iron

ca. 1940s

A dad in Hartselle, Alabama shows his children how to use the electric iron...

Tags: Alabama | Electricity
Commercial Refrigerator

Commercial Refrigerator

January 16, 1947

This photo depicts the benefits of commercial refrigeration for the local inhabitants of Clarksville, Tennessee, as well as potential electricity...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee

Prentiss Co. Power Assoc.

June 30, 1942

With the help of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Prentiss County Electric Power Association became debt free and finally turned a profit providing low...

Tags: Electricity | Mississippi
Street Lighting

Street Lighting

June 30, 1942

Excerpts from this TVA publication enlighten readers about the street lights in towns across the valleys...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
Forbes Magazine

Yardstick for Utilities

April 1975

The acclaimed Forbes magazine critiqued public power rates in rather harsh tones in an article published in April 1975. In response, TVA presented...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
TVA Power System

TVA Power
1959-1960

ca. 1960

The cover page of the 1959-1960 TVA Power brochure presented a majestic image of transmission lines while educating the reader...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee