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This Week in Roosevelt History: May 15-21

May 18, 1933: The Tennessee Valley Authority was created. Laborers at work in Tennessee Valley Authority forest tree nursery at Muscle Shoals, Alabama. FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 53-227(1850). ********** The New Deal Estore is a great place to shop … Continue reading

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On April 10, 1933, FDR proposed the Tennessee Valley Authority to Congress.  The TVA was one of the largest New Deal projects, building dams, reservoirs and electrical stations across several Southern states.  It brought affordable power and jobs to millions. FDR’s Message … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: August 22-31

August 31, 1935: FDR signs the Tennessee Valley Act which creates the Tennessee Valley Authority to oversee navigation, flood control, electrical production and economic development in the Tennessee Valley. TVA: The sole water supply of this section of Wilder, Tennessee … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: May 15-21

May 18, 1933: The Tennessee Valley Authority was created. Laborers at work in Tennessee Valley Authority forest tree nursery at Muscle Shoals, Alabama. FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 53-227(1850). ********** The New Deal Estore is a great place to shop … Continue reading

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