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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Valley_Authority

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter on May 18, ... Tennessee Valley Authority, 297 U.S. 288 (1936). The Court ... Senator George Norris of Nebraska blocked a proposal from Henry Ford in 1920 to use the dam to modernize the valley.

www.tva.com/About-TVA/Our-History

Click on the dates below to get a more thorough accounting of TVA's history from decade to ... President Roosevelt created his “New Deal” to help America recover . ... hydropower construction programs ever undertaken in the United States. ... for reforestation and the proper use of marginal lands in the Tennessee Valley; ...

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1653.html

The role of Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in the history of the United States of America. ... On May 18, 1933, President Roosevelt signed the Tennessee Valley ... The U.S. Department of Agriculture, including the Agricultural Adjustment ... TVA extension programs introduced contour plowing, crop rotation, the use of ...

www.tva.gov/About-TVA

The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for ... Our executive leadership oversees all TVA strategy, policy and operations on a daily basis. ... Community Relations ... The U.S. TVA Police—(855) 476-2489—is a federally commissioned law enforcement agency ...

www.encyclopedia.com/social-sciences-and-law/political-science-and-government/us-government/tennessee-valley-authority

The federal government purchased a site in 1916 on the Tennessee River in .... in alternative energy sources like solar power, and strengthened relationships with the .... 1933: The Tennessee Valley Authority Act passed by the U.S. Congress. ... radioactive tritium gas at a TVA nuclear reactor for use in nuclear weapons.

socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/eras/great-depression/tennessee-valley-authority-electricity

With the coming of the Depression, Americans looked more favorably to ... On May 18, 1933 FDR signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act (TVA). ... By 1941 TVA had become the largest producer of electrical power in the United States. ... that community – the great majority of which plants use coal in the creation of that  ...

www.waterencyclopedia.com/St-Ts/Tennessee-Valley-Authority.html

Federal workers traveled to homes to teach residents how to use electrical appliances, including stoves, ovens, and refrigerators. weighed in relation to other issues. ... Norris Dam on the Clinch River was one of the first dams built by the TVA. ... In response, the TVA began one of the largest U.S. hydropower construction ...

www.britannica.com/topic/Tennessee-Valley-Authority

TVA U.S. government agency established in 1933 to control floods, improve ... All dams in the system are managed as a unit, with primary emphasis on flood .... The main project uses the power of the river to provide electricity to 9 million ...

www.heritage.org/government-regulation/report/time-the-sun-set-the-tennessee-valley-authority

The TVA, its customers, and the U.S. taxpayers would all benefit from rigorous private-sector oversight of the TVA.

www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/142.html

Work stoppages and strikes records of the Labor Relations Staff, 1939-85. ... Photographic Negatives (in Atlanta): Construction progress on TVA dams, locks, .... Highways and airfields in the southeastern United States, 1935-37 (3 items). ... atlas of the Tennessee Valley, relating to such factors as employment, land use, ...