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WPA/TVA Archaeological Photographs
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    The University of Tennessee McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, and the Libraries received a two-year grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services to create an on-line database of information describing photographs taken by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers of archaeological projects conducted in preparation for Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) dam construction in the 1930s.

Photographs and field notes for the database were contributed by the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, the William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology at the University of Kentucky, and the Alabama Museum of Natural History at the University of Alabama.

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee
37996-3200

Phone: 865-974-2144
email: museum@utk.edu

Digital Initiatives
647 John C. Hodges Library
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

Phone: 865-974-2871
E-mail: dlcontact@utk.edu