BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "HOUSING"
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Temporary Housing for Manhattan Project Workers

Temporary Housing

ca. 1943

The population in Oak Ridge, Tennessee grew from about 3,000 in 1942 to over 70,000 by 1945. In order to accommodate this type ...

Tags: Housing | Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Local Responsibilities

Local Responsibilities

May 13, 1941

The Tennessee Valley Authority built communities to house the dam construction crews and their families. Once completed, TVA wanted the permanent...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
Norris Town Planning

Norris Town Planning

ca. 1936

TVA published this article to promote and advertise the town of Norris, Tennessee...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
NEW Town of Norris

NEW Town of Norris

November 24, 1933

TVA issued this press release to generate interest in the town of Norris, Tennessee...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
Segregation at TVA Towns

Segregation at TVA Towns

January 28, 1935

These construction plans depict designs for segregated cafeterias and schools at Pickwick and Fontana Dams...

Tags: African Americans | Cafeterias | City Planning | Housing | North Carolina | Tennessee
Mobilizing the Region's Agricultural Resources for War

House Type A-7

ca. 1935

TVA used this drawing and floor plan as a visual aid to help communities learn more about prefabricated houses...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
Demountable Houses

Demountable Houses

ca. 1935

These photos demonstrate how quickly a demountable house could be put together on site...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
Fontana Housing

Fontana Housing

ca. 1945

These photos and floorplans provide a good example of the housing options at Fontana Village...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | North Carolina
Schedule of Rents

Schedule of Rents

March 2, 1936

This schedule details the construction cost of homes and their corresponding rent charges at Norris, Tennessee...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
House Drawings

House Drawings

ca. 1944

These sketches of various home types were commissioned by TVA for agency use and public awareness...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee