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Allred, Charles E. Educational status of rural relief families in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1936. 41 pp. (its Report #22)

Allred, Charles E. Effect of industrial development on agriculture. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1939. 50 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #97)

Allred, Charles E. Effect of industrial development on population change. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1939. 49 pp. (its Rural research series monograph #96)

Allred, Charles E. Relation of education to economic & social status of relief clients in TN. Knoxville, TN Ag. Exp. Sta., 1937. 36 pp. (its Report #24)

Anderson County 1989 guide book. Loudon, Images Pub., 1989. 58 pp.

Biographical directory, TN General Assembly, 1796-1969 (Anderson County, Preliminary #44-A). Nashville, TSLA, 1974. 45 pp.

Braden, Beulah B. When grandma was a girl. Oak Ridge, Oak Ridger, 1976. 121 pp.

Bryant, F. Carlene. The social impact of surface mining in a rural Appalachian community. Knoxville, UT Appalachian Resources Project Publication #46, 1976. 35 pp.

Calendar Committee.  Anderson County, Tennessee, bicentennial:  200 years of statehood, 1796-1996 [wall calendar, 1996]  1996.  s.n.

Dowd, John T. The Anderson site: middle archaic adaptation in TN's central basin. Knoxville, TN Anthrop. Assn., 1989. 197 pp.

Dunaway, Lance. Party politics in Anderson County, TN. Maryville College (undergraduate) thesis, 1972. 101 pp.

Glenn, Leonidas C. The northern TN coal field included in Anderson [& other] counties. TN Geol. Survey Bull. #33-B. Nashville, 1925. 478 pp.

Goodspeed's history of east TN (Anderson County, pp. 837-840, 1104-1123). Goodspeed, 1887.

Heritage of Anderson County, Tennessee, 2000.  Waynesville, ND Walsworth Pub. Co.  2000.  117 pp.

Historic sites survey for Anderson [& other] counties. Knoxville, East TN Dev. Dist., 1974. 120 pp.

Hoskins, Katherine B. Anderson County. Memphis, MSU Press, 1979.130 pp.

Hoskins, Katherine B. Anderson County historical sketches. Clinton, Courier News, 1987. 431 pp.

Irwin, John R. The story of Marcellus Moss Rice & his Big Valley kinsmen. Montevallo, AL, Times Print. Co., 1963. 161 pp.

Knoxville MSA, 1980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 49 pp.

League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge. Anderson County, TN, a handbook. Oak Ridge, the league, 1974. 66 pp.

McGhee, Marshall L. Coal mining towns: stories & pictures of Anderson & Campbell counties with a special New River genealogy section by Oscar Phillips. Jacksboro, Action Print., 1993. 212 pp.

McGhee, Marshall L. (comp.) and Oscar Phillips.  Coal mining towns:  stories and pictures of Anderson and Campbell counties (with a special New River genealogy section).  Action Printing Ltd.,  1995  [2nd ed.].  211 pp.

McMillan, Fay E. "A biographical sketch of Joseph Anderson." ETHSP 2 (1930), pp. 81-93.

Mintz, Robert F. The miners who tore down the walls. U. CA (Berkeley) dissertation, 1974. 308 pp.

Moore, Dougal. Customs of Scottish origins in southern Appalachia: superstitions & calendar customs. 1974. 17 pp. (student paper, Riedl Collection, UT Library). Interviews with Anderson County residents.

Oak Ridge League of Women Voters. A guide to Anderson countians, their courts of the TN judicial system. Oak Ridge, the league, 1954. 15 pp.

Overholt, James. Anderson County, TN: a pictorial history. Norfolk, Donning Co., 1989. 209 pp.

Page, Bonnie M. Anderson County, its cities, towns, & points of interest as of 1940. Updated 1986. Lake City, the author, 1986. 32 pp.

Page, Bonnie M. Inventory of historical writings of Anderson [& other] counties. Lake City, the author, 199? 24 pp.

Pellisssippi Genealogical Historical Society.  Anderson County, Tennessee: pictorial history.  Paducah, KY,  Turner Publishing Co., 2001.  144 pp.

Petracek, Ruth. Album of Anderson County, TN. Santa Anna, CA, the author, 1978. 150 pp.

Purcell, Violet R. Hello central. Clinton, Courier-News, 1984. 211 pp.

Ridges & valleys: a mini-encyclopedia of Anderson County, TN. Oak Ridge, Childrens Museum, 1981. 86 pp. (2d ed. 1983, 78 pp.)

Seeber, R. Clifford. A history of Anderson County, TN. UT thesis, 1928. 116 pp.

Soil survey of Anderson County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1981. 165 pp.

Study of payments in-lieu-of-taxes by the AEC to Anderson & Roane counties, TN, under the special burdens provision of section 108 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954. Knoxville, UT, 1973. 219 pp.

TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.

TN Valley Authority. Strip mining in Anderson County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1971. 12 pp.

TN Valley Authority. A survey of legal problems among rural & indigent residents of Anderson & Union counties, TN. Knoxville, UT, 1965. 44 pp.

TN Valley Authority. Ind. Div. Agricultural-industrial survey of Anderson County, TN. Knoxville, TVA, 1934. var. pp.

US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Demory, White Hollow, Fork Mountain, Duncan Flats, Lake City, Norris, Big Ridge Park, Petros, Windrock, Clinton, Powell, Bethel Valley, Covell, Bearden.


Andersonville

History of Andersonville Baptist Church & Andersonville Institute. Knoxville, Colemans, 1966. 84 pp.

 

Briceville

McGhee, Marshall L. Memories: a folk history of Briceville School, 1960-1987. Jacksboro, Action Print. Ltd., 1987. 80 pp.

McGhee, Marshall L. and Gene White. Briceville: the town that coal built. Jacksboro, Action Print., Ltd., 1991. 208 pp.

Mills, Jesse C. A short history of Briceville. Knoxville, the author, 1973, 1979. 10 pp.

White, Gene. Briceville-- through the years. Jacksboro, Action Print. Ltd., 1994. 147 pp.

 

Clinton

Adamson, June N. "Few black voices heard: the black community & the desegregation crisis in Clinton, TN, 1956." THQ 53 (1994), pp. 30-41.

Anderson, Margaret. "Clinton: children in a crucible." NY Times Mag. (Nov. 2, 1958), pp. 12 +.

Anderson, Margaret. The children of the south. NY, Farrar, 1966. 208 pp.

Barrett, George. "Study in desegregation: the Clinton story." NY Times Mag. (Sept. 16, 1956), pp. 11 +.

Brand, John E. Clinton annexation study. Knoxville, UT, 1964. 21 pp.

Cate, Lee A. History of the St. Mark United Methodist Church, Clinton, TN. Clinton, Courier-News, 1983. 72 pp.

Cleveland, Mary L. "A Baptist pastor & social injustice in Clinton, TN." Baptist Hist. & Heritage 14 (1979), pp. 15-19.

Clinton, an identity rediscovered. Clinton, Courier News, 1985. 80 pp.

Clinton Municipal Plann. Comm. The Clinton master plan. Clinton, Courier News, 1950. 31 pp.

Dykeman, Wilma & James Stokely. "Courage in action in Clinton, TN." Nation (Dec. 22, 1956), pp. 531-533.

Dykeman, Wilma. "Clinton, TN: a town on trial." NY Times Mag. (Oct. 26, 1958), pp. 9 +.

Dykeman, Wilma. "The south in the north." NY Times Mag. (Apr. 17, 1960), pp. 8 +.

Halberstam, David. "Town that became everybody's test tube." Reporter (Jan 10, 1957), pp. 32-36.

Halberstam, David. "Patching the roof at Clinton High." Reporter (Sept. 17, 1959), pp. 39-40.

Koontz, William E. A follow-up study of the negro students who entered Clinton, TN High School, 1956-1965. UT thesis, 1965. 62 pp.

McCelland, Janice M.  A Structural analysis of deseregation:  Clinton High School 1954-1958THQ 56  (Fall 1997),  pp. 294-309.

McMillan, Neil R. "Organized resistance to school desegregation in TN." THQ 30 (1971), pp. 315-328.

"Now: dynamite in school unrest." US News World Rep. (Sept. 20, 1957), pp. 74-76.

Phillips, Wayne. "Integration: the pattern emerges." NY Times Mag. (Sept. 29, 1957), pp.
19 +.

Roberts, Snyder E. History of Clinton Senior High School, 1806-1971. Clinton, the school, 197l. 90 pp.

Rorty, James. "Hate monger with literary trimmings." Commentary (Dec. 1956), pp. 533-542.

Rorty, James. "In contempt of the law." New Rep. (Dec. 17, 1956), pp. 7-8.

Weaver, Mary. One hundred years, a story of the First Baptist Church. Clinton, TN, Courier-News, 1940. 35 pp.

 

Coal Creek/Lake City

Bradley, Frank H. Geological report: Coal Creek Mining & Manufacturing Company of TN. NY, David H. Gildersleeve, 1872. 16 pp.

Coal Creek/Lake City, visions of the past: a history of Lake City, TN & the people & communities of the Coal Creek Valley, 1986. Lake City, Homecoming '86 Committee, 1986. 88 pp.

Daniel, Pete. "The TN convict war." THQ 34 (1975), pp. 273-292.

First Baptist Church, Lake City, TN. First Baptist Church, 1872-1972, centennial celebration. Lake City, the church, 1972. 19 pp. (1960, 9 pp.)

First Baptist Church, Lake City, TN. Directory. Lake City, the church, 1972. 14 pp.

Gary, Laura Wilson Locke and Genene M. Smith.  Let me tell you about Coal Creek:  my life, and the history of the Black citizens of Coal Creek, (now Lake City) Tennessee.  Classy Expressions,  2000.  73 leaves.  

Green, Archie. Only a miner: studies in recorded coal-mining songs. Urbana, U. IL Press, 1972. 504 pp.

Harris, Luther C. An educational survey of Coal Creek community, Anderson County, TN. UT thesis, 1932.

Hutson, Andrew C., Jr. The coal miners insurrection 1891-1892. UT thesis, 1933. 167 pp.

Hutson, Andrew C., Jr. "The coal miners insurrection of 1891 in Anderson County, TN." ETHSP 7 (1935), pp. 103-121.

Hutson, Andrew C., Jr. "The overthrow of the convict lease system in TN." ETHSP 8 (1936), pp. 82-103.

Hutton, Edith W. A promise of good things: Longfield Baptist Church, 1831- 1981. Oak Ridge, Androit, 1982. 919 pp. (Index, 1983, 51 pp.)

Maynard & Van Rensselaer. Maynard & Van Rensselaer's report of the Waldens Ridge Iron & Coal Co.'s property at Coal Creek, Anderson

County, TN. NY, Tower, Gildersleeve & Co., 1873. 16 pp.

Rogers, David & Irene Fox. Reflection in the water, Coal Creek to Lake City: a history of Lake City. Lake City, Lake City High School, 1976. 69 pp.

Special report of the commissioner of labor & inspector of mines. Nashville, Marshall & Bruce, 1891. 104 pp.

Tuttle, Della T. Old Coal Creek, its hollows & its people. Clinton, Courier News, 1985. 22 pp.

 

Norris

Associated Planners. Master plan, Norris Dam State Park, prepared for the State of TN Dept. Conservation. Knoxville, Associated Planners, 1970. 210 pp.

Draper, E.S. "New TVA town of Norris, TN." Am. City Dec. 1933, pp. 67-68.

Fields, Linda Felts.  St. Francis Episcopal Church, Norris, Tennessee:  the first 50 years.  St. Francis Episcopal Church,  2001.  22 pp.

Irwin, John R. The Arnwine cabin: a history of this pioneer dwelling & its contents located at the Museum of Appalachia, Norris, TN. Norris, the museum, 1981. 68 pp.

Irwin, John R. The history of Rice's old gristmill. N.p., n.d., 19--. 28 pp.

Irwin, John R. Museum of Appalachia's TN fall homecoming. Norris, Schiffer Pub., 1986. 88 pp.

Irwin, John R. Musical instruments of the southern Appalachian Mountains: a history of the author's collection housed at the Museum of Appalachia. Norris, the museum, 1979. 95 pp.

LeMay, Geraldine. The story of a dam. NY, Longmans, Green & Co., 1940. 66 pp.

McDonald, Michael J. & John Muldowny. "Reburying the dead: disinterment & reinterment at TVA's Norris Dam." ETHSP 47 (1975), pp. 118-138.

Norris, TN 1933-1983: Norris kaleidoscope: a not quite complete report of events, activities, people in a not quite typical TN town during its first half century. Clinton, Courier-News, 1983. 64 pp.

"Norris to be sold by TVA." Am. City (Aug. 1947), pp. 101+.

Smallwood, Johnny B., Jr. George W. Norris & the concept of a planned region. UNC dissertation, 1963. 451 pp.

Soil survey, Norris area. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1939.

"Sold for $2,107,500." Am. City July 1948, p. 7+.

Stevenson, C. "Contrast in perfect towns: Norris & Kingsport, TN, Federal show case & industry yardstick town." Nation's Business (Dec. 1937), pp. 18-20.

TN Valley Authority. Norris Dam. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1936. 39 pp.

TN Valley Authority. The Norris project: a comprehensive report on the planning, design, construction & initial operations of the TVA's first water control project. Washington, D.C.,US GPO, 1940. 840 pp.

 

Oak Ridge/ORNL

Abelson, Philip H. "A multipurpose national laboratory." Science 261 (1993), p.1503.

Adamson, June. "From bulletin to broadside: a history of by-authority journalism in Oak Ridge, TN." THQ 38 (1979), pp. 479-493.

Bissell, A. K. "A reminiscence of Oak Ridge." ETHSP 39 (1967), pp. 71-86.

Bryan, G.E., Jr. "Youth at Oak Ridge." Christian Cent. (Dec. 26, 1956), pp. 1515-1516.

Case, Dale E. Oak Ridge, TN: a geographic study. UT dissertation, 1955.

"City that atoms built." Bus. Week (Dec. 27, 1945), pp. 21-22.

Clinch River MRS Task Force. Recommendations on the proposed monitored retrievable storage facility. Oak Ridge, the task force, 1985. 204 pp.

Creekmore, Betsey B. Arrows to atoms: the story of east TN. Knoxville, UT, 1959. 142 pp.

Curlin, J.W. Forest management plan, Oak Ridge Reservation. Oak Ridge, ORNL, 1965. 46 pp.

DeCamp, Dot. Oak Ridge from secret city to science city. N.p., 1971. 28 pp. (rev. ed, Barbara Campbell, 1988).

Dunn, J. A. C. "The old mill at Guilford." Country J. 20 (1993), pp. 20-23.

Fielder, George F. Historic sites reconnaissance of the Oak Ridge reservation, Oak Ridge, TN. Washington, D.C., NTIS, 1977. 95 pp.

Gailar, Joanne S. Oak Ridge & me: from youth to maturity. Oak Ridge, Childrens Museum, 1991. 151 pp.

Green, Connie J. The war at home. NY, Margaret K. McElderry Books, 1989. 136 pp. (juvenile fiction)

Groueff, Stephane. Manhattan Project: the untold story of the making of the atomic bomb. NY, Bantam Books, 1967. 429 pp.

Groves, Leslie. Now it can be told: the story of the Manhattan Project. NY, DaCapo Press, 1983. 464 pp.

"Guilford's mill grinds on." So. Liv. 20 (1985), p. 57.

Industrial directory for the city of Oak Ridge, TN. Oak Ridge, Chamber of Commerce, 1986. 169 pp. (1990, 57 pp.)

"Is bigger better?" Newsweek 124 (1994), pp. 54-55+.

Jackson, Charles O. & Charles W. Johnson. "The summer of '44: observations on life in the Oak Ridge community." THQ 32 (1973), pp. 233-248.

Jefferson, Jon W. "Report from Atom City." Newsweek 117 (1991), p. 9.

Johnson, Charles W. City behind a fence: Oak Ridge, TN 1942-1946. Knoxville, UT Press, 1981. 248 pp.

Johnson, Leland. ORNL: the first fifty years. Knoxville, UT Press, 1994. 270 pp.

Lang, Daniel. The man in the thick lead suit. NY, Oxford U. Press, 1954. 207 pp.

Maienschien, Joyce K. And the fence came down. Oak Ridge, Community Foundation Inc., 1993. 514 pp.

Marshall, Elliot. "House report blasts DOE on Oak Ridge pollution." Science 222 (1983), pp. 824-825.

Marshall, Elliot. "The lost mercury at Oak Ridge." Science 221 (1983), pp. 130-132, 1338.

Moneymaker, Dorathy S. We'll call it wheat. Oak Ridge, Androit Print. Co., 1979. 245 pp.

Oak Ridge, city with a mission (video recording), hosted by Bill Landry. Knoxville, WBIR-TV, n.d. (Heartland Series).

Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance. A citizens guide to Oak Ridge. Oak Ridge, the alliance, 1989. 34 pp.

Oldwell, Russell.  Help wanted for secret city:  recruiting workers for the Manhattan Project at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1942-1946.  THQ 57  (Winter 1998),  pp. 52-69.  

Overholt, James, ed. These are our voices: the story of Oak Ridge, 1942-1970. Oak Ridge, Childrens Museum, 1987. 550 pp.

Pasternak, Douglas. "Who decides what's safe?" US News World Rept. 116 (1994), p. 52.

Pollard, William G. ORAU: from the beginning. Oak Ridge, Associated Universities, 1980. 140 pp.

Present, Thelma. Dear Margaret: letters from Oak Ridge to Margaret Mead. Knoxville, ETHS, 1985. 205 pp.

Purcell, Violet R. The best kept secret. New York, Vanguard Press, 1963. 188 pp.

Rada, Joe. "Atomic city turns 50." So. Liv. 27 (1992), p. 36.

Robinson, George O. The Oak Ridge story: the saga of a people who share in history. Kingsport, Southern, 1950. 181 pp.

Seaborg, Glenn. Man & atom: building a new world through nuclear technology. NY, E.P. Dutton, 1971. 411 pp.

Sheahan, Richard D. Origin & development of the Oak Ridge library system during the war years. N.p., 1976. 18 pp.

Smyser, Richard D. Oak Ridge 1942-1992: a commemorative portrait. Oak Ridge, Community Foundation, Inc., 1992. 182 pp.

Sparrow, Martha C. The Oak Ridgers. MS State U. thesis, 1980. 154 pp.

Thompson, Dick. "Living happily near a nuclear trash heap." Time 139 (1992), pp. 53-54.

Thompson, Marilou B. Abiding Appalachia: where mountain & atom meet. Memphis, St. Luke's Press, 1980. 95 pp.

Tyranny at Oak Ridge: an account of how integration was forced upon certain public schools... Nashville, TN Fed. for Const. Govt., 1956. 15 pp.

US Atomic Energy Comm. Oak Ridge Operations Office. Comm. Aff. Div. Planning for an incorporated Oak Ridge. Oak Ridge, USAEC, 1957. unp.

 

Oliver Springs

Roberts, Pauline. H. History of Oliver Springs post office, 1826-1970. Oliver Springs, the author, 1971. 19 pp.

Roberts, Snyder E. Oliver Springs old timers & days back when, fifty to seventy-five years ago. N.p., the author, 1979. 96 pp.

Roberts, Snyder E. Oliver Springs town government, 1904-1977. N.p., the author, 1977. 94 pp.

Roberts, Snyder E. Origin of First Baptist Church of Oliver Springs, 1846- 1980. Oak Ridge, Ridge Print. Co., 1981. 114 pp.

Roberts, Snyder E. The story of Oliver Springs, TN, & its people. Kingston, Roane County Schools Vocational Education Department, 1982. 4 vols.

Williams, Frank V. Pictures of the past. Kingston, Roane County Heritage Comm., 1982. 96 pp.


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