BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "TENNESSEE"
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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
Norris Housing

Norris Housing

ca. 1935

The Tennessee Valley Authority offered various housing options to residents in their planned communities. While there are slight differences in the plans...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
TVA House of Simple Lines

TVA House of Simple Lines

February 5, 1934

TVA issued this press release to explain the value of simple housing in their new communities...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
Prefabricated Group Houses

Prefabricated Group Houses

ca. 1944

TVA built some homes as a cluster instead of individually...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
Prefabricated Houses

Prefabricated Houses

ca. 1944

Following the success of their demountable houses, TVA visualized sectional homes that might be mass-manufactured in factories and then...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
Vacation Cottage

Vacation Cottage

ca. 1944

The Tennessee Valley Authority used recreational opportunities as a way to promote life near the new lakes of the Tennessee River...

Tags: City Planning | Housing | Tennessee
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