BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "TENNESSEE"
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	Discrimination Complaint

Discrimination Complaint

1943-1945

Formed out of Executive Order 8802, which promised federal support for equal opportunity in the workforce...

Tags: African Americans | Race Relations | Tennessee | World War II
	Norris Town Map

Norris Town map

ca, 1936

This map of Norris, Tennessee, shows its proximity to the Norris Dam site.

Tags: City Planning | Map | Tennessee
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
Utopia Letter

Utopia Letter

June 29, 1935

This letter questions if TVA was trying to create a utopian community when it planned Norris, Tennessee...

Tags: City Planning | 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
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