Norris Dam Photos
This collection contains photographs documenting the construction of Norris Dam, the first dam built by TVA, between 1933 and 1936. See also: MS 1077, MS 0513, and MS 2674.
- 1933 October 12-1936 November 25
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0.5 Linear Feet (10 folders in 1 half box)
This collection contains photographs documenting the construction of Norris Dam, the first dam built by TVA, between 1933 and 1936.
Construction on the Norris Dam began in 1933, the same year that President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority. The dam was the first constructed by the TVA and was completed in 1936. It is named for Senator George Norris of Nebraska, the author of the legislation that created TVA. Today the area surround the dam is a popular recreation area.
Photographs are arranged chronologically across ten folders in a single half box.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA