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Tennessee Valley Authority

In Vintage Postcards

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Tennessee Valley Authority by Mark Allen Stevenson
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Created by the federal government in 1933 to revitalize a region twice the size of New England, the Tennessee Valley Authority began as an experiment of unprecedented proportions. Seen here through picture postcards, the dramatic achievements of the TVA take on a personal aspect, as individuals visit the hydroelectric projects and enjoy the newly created recreational opportunities. Tangible benefits are also documented, such as improved navigation, new roads and bridges, and abundant and inexpensive electricity. Influenced by such visionaries as Gifford Pinchot, Theodore Roosevelt, and George Norris, the agency also dealt with regional issues, including river commerce, soil conservation, and flood control.
Release date Australia
August 24th, 2005
Contributor
Foreword by Bill Baxter
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Arcadia Publishing
Pages
128
Dimensions
171x235x13
ISBN-13
9780738541525
Product ID
3864954

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