BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "TENNESSEE"
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More Pigs, More Profit

More Pigs...
More Profit

September 1, 1970

The title page of this brochure petitioned to pig farmers' production and profits...

Tags: Electricity | Tennessee
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
One Million TVA Customers

One Million Customers

July 1949

In July 1949, TVA celebrated its one millionth customers, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Williams, with a press release and some fanfare...

Tags: Tennessee
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
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
Douglas Dam

Douglas Dam

ca. 1943

Douglas Dam was built during World War II to provide power for critical war functions: aluminum and magnesium production and uranium enrichment...

Tags: Dam Construction | Tennessee
Commercial Refrigerator

Pickwick Dam

March 1, 1938

Pickwick Dam was constructed between 1935 and 1938 and was named for the nearby community at the time. Along with Wilson and Wheeler Dams...

Tags: Dam Construction | Tennessee
Watts Bar Dam

Watts Bar DAm

February 22, 1943

At the cost of displacing 832 families and 17 cemeteries when construction began in 1939, Watts Bar provided flood control, electricity, and a continuous...

Tags: Dam Construction | Tennessee