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TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority]: Construction of Douglas Dam.

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1260425
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Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Palmer, Alfred T. (Photographer)
Collection

Occupations.

War industry.

War industry workers [men].

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1942-06
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American men
War work
Defense industry
Tennessee Valley Authority
Dam construction
Notes
Content : Organized into five series : I. General ; II. War industry ; III. Business ; IV. Legal ; V. Medical ; VI. Nineteenth century.

Content: Original negative #: D-7339; Caption on back: Negro bucket man at TVA's new Douglas Dam on the French Broad River. This dam will be 161 feet high and 1,682 feet long, with a 31,600-acre reservoir area extending 43 miles upstream. With useful storage capacity of approximately 1,330,000 acre-feet, this reservoir will make possible the addition of nearly 100,000 kw. of continuous power to the TVA system in dry years and almost 170,000 kw. in the average year. (June 1942)"
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 2d255d00-c6d1-012f-fffb-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1942: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority]: Construction of Douglas Dam." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1942. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa57-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority]: Construction of Douglas Dam." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa57-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1942). TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority]: Construction of Douglas Dam. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa57-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority]: Construction of Douglas Dam.