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Norris Dam (Tenn.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Howard A. Bridgman Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2698
Abstract The Howard Bridgman Diary chronicles the daily activities of a TVA mailroom worker during the first few months of 1936. This handwritten diary of 56 pages (approximately 13,000 words) records important events in TVA's history, such as the opening of Norris Dam and the decision in the George Ashwander case against the agency, while documenting the mundane details of working in the TVA mailroom. Bridgman also discusses the southern labor movement, the Communist Party, and the Highlander Folk...
Dates: 1936

Tennessee Valley Authority Grave Removal Records for the Norris Dam Reservoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0513
Abstract

This collection houses the Tennessee Valley Authority's records of graves removed before the construction of the Norris Dam in East Tennessee, the first major project of the TVA.

Dates: circa 1933-1936

TVA Photographs of the Building of Norris Dam by the Civilian Conservation Corps

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3004
Abstract

This collection consists of eight Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) photographs that show the building of Norris Dam by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).

Dates: 1934 January 24-1934 April 7