National Archives at Atlanta

National Archives at Atlanta

People of the Valley
Beginning in 1933, TVA documented the lives of people in the Tennessee Valley region. This section provides a partial view of these lives from the ordinary work and recreation activities to the displacement of families due to construction.
Historical Photos

Historic Photographs

January 1934 - July 1949

Homes Affected by Fort Loudoun Project

Fort Loudoun Homes

April 24-25, 1942

Lewis Hine Photographs

Lewis Hine

October - November 1933

Work and Play

Working, Playing, Learning

December 1938 - April 1949