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From Wikiwand: A group of workers at Norris Dam construction camp site. The TVA was formed as part of Roosevelt's New Deal legislation.

A group of workers at Norris Dam construction camp site in East Tennessee. The TVA was formed as part of Roosevelt's New Deal legislation.

Family group on farm near Andersonville, Tennessee. This family owns two acres and has always lived in the vicinity, October 1933 | Photographer: Louis Wickes Hines (pinned by haw-creek.com)

Family group on farm near Andersonville, Tennessee. This family owns two acres and has always lived in the vicinity, October 1933 | Photographer: Louis Wickes Hines (pinned by haw-creek.com)

For years, there was a secret hidden inside Norris Dam. A secret that went undiscovered, tucked behind a wall – until now.

For years, there was a secret hidden inside Norris Dam. A secret that went undiscovered, tucked behind a wall – until now.

Vintage TVA flyer. Norris, TN. Norris Dam was the First TVA Dam on the Clinch River. Fortunate to call this area home.

Norris Dam was the First TVA Dam on the Clinch River. Fortunate to call this area home.

"S. P. Graves, instrument man, working on new construction bridge at Norris Dam."

Graves, instrument man, working on new construction bridge at Norris Dam.

TVA Dams. Water control diagram.

A Cline schematic, showing the dams of the TVA system. He made a trip down the Tenn. River - from Chattanooga, across north Alabama and southern Tennessee - over to Pickwick Dam and lake, taking pictures of dams all along the way.

Norris Dam in 1934. -  I look at this land and know that a lot of my family once lived here before they were relocated by the TVA.  The TVA did find them a good place to live.

A brief history of Norris Lake and Norris Dam State Park located in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee.

Norris Lake Tennessee Little Cove Creek before Norris Dam was built.

Norris Lake Tennessee Little Cove Creek before Norris Dam was built.

The Stooksberry homestead near Andersonville, Tennessee. This land will be submerged by the Norris Dam Reservoir, October 1933

Vintage Farm, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Farm Life, Homesteads, National Archives, Tennessee Valley Authority, Depression, Time Travel

Norris Dam, Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Authority. Lake created by Norris Dam provides swimming facilities for people of Knoxville

Lake created by Norris Dam provides swimming facilities for people of Knoxville

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