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Pendleton District, South Carolina /

Map of Anderson County, Texas /

U.S. Reports: Anderson County Commissioners v. Beal, 113 U.S. 227 (1885)

Map of Anderson County.

Map of Anderson County, South Carolina /

Anderson County, East Tennessee: Mrs. Mary Faust seated by spinning wheel

Anderson County, East Tennessee: The Faust family at work

The Faust family, Anderson County, Tenn. at spinning wheel in front of cabin

The Faust family, Anderson County, E. Tenn. [Mountain man and 2 women in front of house]

[Mary Faust's cabin, Anderson County, Tennessee. Man and two women standing outside log cabin, which is surrounded by a heavy growth of vegetation]

1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - Kansas (KS) - Anderson County - Westphalia - ED 2-24

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Kansas - Anderson County - Garnett - ED 2-1A, ED 2-1B, ED 2-2

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Anderson County - Anderson - ED 4-1 - ED 4-12

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Anderson County - Piedmont - ED 4-59

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Anderson County - Pelzer - ED 4-62, ED 4-63

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Tennessee - Anderson County - Oliver Springs - ED 1-11

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Anderson County - Orr Mills - ED 4-52, ED 4-53, ED 4-54

1950 Census Enumeration District Maps - Kansas (KS) - Anderson County - Lone Elm - ED 2-8

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Anderson County - Equinox-Appleton Mills - ED 4-23, ED 4-25, ED 4-26

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - South Carolina - Anderson County - Toxaway-Riverside Mills - ED 4-17, ED 4-21

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - Tennessee - Anderson County - Briceville-Slatestone - ED 1-20

Bridges. Highway bridge across an arm of Norris Lake which has been developed by the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), with local cooperation, for recreational uses. Note that, as on all TVA bridges where view is of importance, the parapet consists of a solid portion and an open rail to permit good view

Group of administrative and store buildings in the town of Norris. The left wing houses the town management offices. The middle portion includes a drugstore, food store, general store, and beauty parlor; the far wing, of which only part is visible, houses the post office and telephone exchange. In addition to serving the needs of the town of Norris, this group was conceived as a demonstration of acceptable design for facilities which normally tend to be ugly, disorganized, and neglected in the average small town

Miscellaneous design. A view of the Anderson County art center, a simple, homespun institution which represented the first formal recognition of area in the East Tennessee hill country. Exhibits were supplied generally by the Federal Art Project, although the work of local craftsmen, amateur artists, and school children was exhibited as often as possible

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Night view of Norris Dam with floodlighting. The more spectacular dams of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) are equipped to be floodlit at night and are popular excursion points. Pinpoint lights along top of dam are small lenses in back of the handrail bracket road lighting fixtures. Wet spots on dam are the result of small shrinkage cracks during initial years which later sealed themselves by the sediment contained in the water

Outdoors ampitheater in Norris Park, close to recreation lodge (see K 749). Split logs serve as benches, stage is paved with local flagstone, thickly planted shrubbery is used for wings and dressing rooms. It is used for informal theatricals, lectures, and meetings

View of the overlook terrace of the Norris visitors' building described under K 313. The terrace and stairs are constructed in reinforced concrete forming an extension of the parapet of the nearby dam

Refreshments concession inside the Norris visitors' building (compare with notes on K 1867). In the design of such facilities the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) wanted to demonstrate simple, clean, efficient arrangements which at the time were not known or appreciated in the valley

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Elevator penthouse atop dam which also serves as flagpole base. Elevator serves various levels of operating machinery inside dam. Top of dam is developed as roadway with sidewalks. Note handrail projecting toward sidewalk and toe space in parapet to make enjoyment of view more comfortable. Handrail brackets are hollow and contain lights which illuminate the roadway but avoid glare by the use of reflectors and directional lenses

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Norris generator hall. Turbines are enclosed in and below round concrete housings, generators are contained in steel upper portion. In peacetime visitors are admitted to balcony shown at left to inspect control room and are then taken to generator floor. Roof trusses are considered unattractive; later projects are framed with rigid steel arches

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Elevator penthouse atop dam which also serves as flagpole base. Elevator serves various levels of operating machinery inside dam. Top of dam is developed as roadway with sidewalks. Note handrail projecting toward sidewalk and toe space in parapet to make enjoyment of view more comfortable. Handrail brackets are hollow and contain lights which illuminate the roadway but avoid glare by the use of reflectors and directional lenses

Employee housing. One of the permanent houses in the construction village at Norris. At each project enough types were used to permit taking advantage of site slopes, views, and exposure to breeze. In keeping with the climate all houses have ample screened porches, usually one for dining (as on the lower right) connecting with the kitchen, and one for sitting or sleeping (as the one on the upper floor) connecting with the bedrooms

The cafeteria for construction employees of the Norris project was an attempt to produce a dignified architectural effect out of simple and, in part, unfinished local materials. After construction of the project it has been converted to other uses and is now in its tenth year of service

General planning. In the reception room of Norris powerhouse the guide explains to a group of visitors the functioning of the project and will follow up by an explanation of the relation of the particular dam to the integrated system and to the general program of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority). See also comments relating to K 1132

Employee housing. One of several house types developed for very low rentals to take care of unskilled labor employed on dam construction. This house of five rooms is built of cinder concrete block, concrete floors and metal roof, thus being fireproof except for the roof construction, as well as very low in maintenance

Miscellaneous design. Another school built by the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), primarily for children of its own employees at Norris, Tennessee, but operated in combination with state authorities and made available to children of county residents. It is used as a model school in the state teachers' training program

View of the overlook terrace of the Norris visitors' building described under K 313. The terrace and stairs are constructed in reinforced concrete forming an extension of the parapet of the nearby dam

Norris Dam and powerhouse. View of reception room at the TVA's (Tennessee Valley Authority) first project which was experimental and somewhat small compared to visitors' traffic in peacetime. Guard sits behind special desk with raised rim, used by visitors when they register. Large window behind guard looks out over switchyard and over route taken by visitors upon completion of their inspection trip

Employee housing. Interior typical of some of the very lowest cost semi-temporary houses with walls in number two common tongue-and-groove pine boards

Recreational structures. Boat harbor at Norris, with parking spaces in foreground. Harbor was obtained practically without added expense by application of design to the quarrying operations which furnished the concrete aggregate for the dam. This view, which shows only a portion of the parking space, indicates the tremendous popularity enjoyed by TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) resorts, all the parking spaces being jammed full on summer holidays

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Night view of Norris Dam with floodlighting. The more spectacular dams of the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) are equipped to be floodlit at night and are popular excursion points. Pinpoint lights along top of dam are small lenses in back of the handrail bracket road lighting fixtures. Wet spots on dam are the result of small shrinkage cracks during initial years which later sealed themselves by the sediment contained in the water

This photograph shows opposite side of Norris visitors' building described under K 1868 (above) where the central hall abuts the overlook terrace. Side doors give access to refreshment stand and cooperative store permitting the service of refreshments to visitors on the terrace

Recreational structures. Development of difficult topography at the ramp leading to one of TVA's (Tennessee Valley Authority) boat harbors on Norris Lake. Semi-concealed structure is public comfort station

Picnic shelter, more or less typical of many such structures on TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) recreational properties. All were built with CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) or similar work relief assistance with local materials to minimize cash expense

The small rural post office, located in the group shown on K 1870, is cheerful and bright in its use of simple materials and gay colors

Norris Dam and powerhouse. General view of Norris Dam. Spillway in foreground

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Norris generator hall. Turbines are enclosed in and below round concrete housings, generators are contained in steel upper portion. In peacetime visitors are admitted to balcony shown at left to inspect control room and are then taken to generator floor. Roof trusses are considered unattractive; later projects are framed with rigid steel arches

Overlook terrace in front of Norris visitors' building described under K 1868 and K 1867. Refreshments served under gay umbrellas added a new note to the resources of pleasant living in this area which was notably deficient in facilities for outdoors enjoyment. The place proved a major attraction and has thousands of visitors on holidays. The broad stairs which begin at either side of the semicircular terrace lead to a pathway connecting to the picnic grounds

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Door to generator hall, Norris powerhouse. Constructed entirely of aluminum for ease of operation. Transom section removable when required. Function of door is to permit passage of large machine parts and complete transformers. Division into horizontal bands continues scale and appearance of windows on other walls

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Tower at training wall is elevator penthouse. For description of concrete see Guntersville powerhouse

View of the lobby of the community building shown on photograph 2828, toward a restaurant built and generally equipped with simple, local materials

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Tower at training wall is elevator penthouse. For description of concrete see Guntersville powerhouse

Norris Dam and powerhouse. View of reception room at the TVA's (Tennessee Valley Authority) first project which was experimental and somewhat small compared to visitors' traffic in peacetime. Guard sits behind special desk with raised rim, used by visitors when they register. Large window behind guard looks out over switchyard and over route taken by visitors upon completion of their inspection trip

The grocery store in the group of buildings shown in K 1870 was likewise designed as an offset to the usual dark and messy crossroads establishment typical of rural areas. While originally established to serve TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) employees, it is now used by residents of the vicinity in general

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Door to generator hall, Norris powerhouse. Constructed entirely of aluminum for ease of operation. Transom section removable when required. Function of door is to permit passage of large machine parts and complete transformers. Division into horizontal bands continues scale and appearance of windows on other walls

This structure is fairly typical of the kind of accomodations provided for the recreation of unmarried TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) construction employees of both sexes. Whenever possible such structures are later converted to fill permanent needs of the region. During the construction of Norris Dam, the structure included a large lounge, a refreshment and lunch space, and auditorium with stage and projection room, capable of accomodating 300, library and reading room, barber and beauty shop, restrooms, administrative office and committee or lecture rooms. The auditorium was converted into a gymnasium. It now serves as a community building for the permanent residents of the town of Norris, a regular restaurant having replaced the refreshment room, while the county art center has been installed in place of the library, and the offices, display room, and storage room of the handicraft cooperative have taken up the space formerly occupied by the barber and beauty shop

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Elevator penthouse atop dam which also serves as flagpole base. Elevator serves various levels of operating machinery inside dam. Top of dam is developed as roadway with sidewalks. Note handrail projecting toward sidewalk and toe space in parapet to make enjoyment of view more comfortable. Handrail brackets are hollow and contain lights which illuminate the roadway but avoid glare by the use of reflectors and directional lenses

Norris Dam and powerhouse. General view of Norris Dam. Spillway in foreground

Portion of the drugstore in the building shown on K 1870. The refreshment booths occupy the long front window and, having a good view of the traffic on the main plaza of the town as well as of customers to the various stores, have developed into the social center of the town

Miscellaneous design. Another school built by the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), primarily for children of its own employees at Norris, Tennessee, but operated in combination with state authorities and made available to children of county residents. It is used as a model school in the state teachers' training program

Employee housing. Interior typical of houses at Norris. Floor is of third-grade tongue-and-groove oak which is produced locally. Walls are 7/8 inch tongue-and-groove pine to the window sill level and large sheets of quarter- inch thick fir plywood above. Ceilings are of insulating board. Windows are steel with aluminum screens. Houses are electrically heated; hot water and heating equipment are likewise electrical

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Tower at training wall is elevator penthouse. For description of concrete see Guntersville powerhouse

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Corner view of Norris powerhouse showing pedestrian entrance. Behind large window is visitors' reception room. Dam in background with overhanging sidewalk; tower above dam contains elevator machinery

Employee housing. To accommodate construction personnel at projects, most of which are at some distance from population centers, the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) built permanent housing where there were reasons to expect such communities to be permanent. Being the single owner of land and of structures, the Authority used such housing projects to demonstrate modern principles of town planning of which other federal housing programs and private enterprise made use subsequently. The photograph shows a scene in the town of Norris, Tennessee, adjacent to Norris Dam

Visitors' building on the east abutment of Norris Dam constructed of cinder concrete blocks with stucco finish. Guard booth under center canopy controls central hall of structure and project parking space in front; also has view of terrace on opposite side. Wings house refreshment counter, a store of the cooperative merchandising organization for local handicraft products and in the windowless extremities of the wing, visitors' toilets

Norris Dam and powerhouse. Corner view of Norris powerhouse showing pedestrian entrance. Behind large window is visitors' reception room. Dam in background with overhanging sidewalk; tower above dam contains elevator machinery

Hillside terracing near Anderson, South Carolina

Cows owned by C.N. Morgan, who now lives on the Maverick estate. Pendleton, South Carolina

Truckload of Mexican migrants returning from Mississippi where they had been picking cotton. Highway near Neches, Texas, Anderson County

Texas photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Truckload of Mexican migrants returning from Mississippi where they had been picking cotton. Highway near Neches, Texas, Anderson County

Truckload of Mexican migrants returning from Mississippi where they had been picking cotton. Highway near Neches, Texas, Anderson County

Truckload of Mexican migrants returning from Mississippi where they had been picking cotton. Highway near Neches, Texas, Anderson County

Family reunion on front lawn on Sunday near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Farmers of Great Depression. Dust bowl refugees, Resettlement program.

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Family reunion on front lawn on Sunday near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

Going to town on Saturday near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Itinerant repair man with family who goes around to the different farmers to mend their stoves. Near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

Itinerant repair man with family who goes around to the different farmers to mend their stoves. Near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Banner advertising revival meeting in front of church near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

Itinerant repair man with family who goes around to the different farmers to mend their stoves. Near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Family reunion on front lawn on Sunday near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

The photographs in the Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph

Norris Dam, Tennessee

Norris Dam, Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Motorboating on Norris Lake

Norris Dam, Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Authority. Boats moored at Norris Lake

Norris Dam, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Generators

Norris Dam, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Generators

Norris Dam, Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Motorboating on Norris Lake

Norris Dam, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Fishing at the base of Norris Dam

Norris Dam, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Norris Dam pushes back the Tennessee River seventy-two miles to form Norris Lake

Norris Dam, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Electric switchyard

Norris Dam, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Fishing at base of Norris Dam