Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources > DeKalb County
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Bell, Ed. Fish on the steeple. NY, Farrar & Rhinehart, Inc., 1935. 312 pp. (fiction)
Benthall, Joseph L. Archaeological testing of site 40DK36, Dekalb County, TN; with physiographic descriptions & geomorphological interpretations by Thomas H. Bianchi. Nashville, TN Div. Arch., 1986. 50 pp.
Biographical directory, TN General Assembly , 1796-1969 (Dekalb County, Preliminary #19). Nashville, TSLA, 1970. 46 pp.
Bowman, Alta F. Index to History of Dekalb County, TN, by Will T. Hale, 1915. Richmond, VA, the author, 1974. 41 pp. (reprinted 1980, 1989, Upper Cumb. Gen. Assoc.)
Dekalb County, l980-1987: an economic analysis. Nashville, TN Dept. Emp. Sec., 1988. 12 pp.
5 County Association: Cannon, Dekalb, Van Buren, Warren, White: promoting progress through cooperation. McMinnville, the association, 1974. 86 pp.
Goodspeed's history of TN (Dekalb County, pp. 845-853, 951-987). Goodspeed, 1887.
Hale, Will T. History of Dekalb County, TN. Nashville, P. Hunter, 1915. 254 pp. (reprinted McMinnville, B. Lomond Press, 1969).
Hale, Will T. Index to Will T. Hale's History of Dekalb County, TN. Compiled by Nelwyn N. Cannon. Hartsville, the compiler, 1992. 49 pp.
Hayes, Marjorie. Life on Caney Fork. Smithville, Caney Fork Hist. Assoc., Inc., 1985. 18 pp.
Hayes, Marjorie. Temperance Hall remembers: a brief history of Temperance Hall, TN. Temperance Hall Comm. Club., 1986. 90 pp.
Hayes, Marjorie. Temperance Hall remembers: a brief history of Temperance Hall, TN., book II. Temperance Hall Comm. Club., 1990. 549 pp.
John Coleman Hayes, Jr. & Associates. Center Hill State Park, Dekalb County, TN: development plan report. Nashville, John Coleman Hayes, Jr. & Associates, 1969. 63 pp.
Marler, Mike, comp. The name index to History of Dekalb County, TN, by Will T. Hale. Nashville, n.p., 1971. 43 pp.
Merriman, Stony. Midnight moonshine rendezvous: secrets of Luke Alexander Denney's moonshine running adventures (1930s-1960s). Smithville, M. Stone Pub., 1990. 284 pp.
Nixon, W. H. History of Indian Creek Baptist Church & related events. Dowellton, n.p., 1965. 271 pp.
A pictorial sampling of Dekalb County, TN. Smithville, Taylor Pub. Co., 1989. 112 pp.
Soil survey, Dekalb County, TN. Washington, D.C., US GPO, 1972. 64 pp.
Survey of achievement in Dekalb County public schools. Nashville, George Peabody College for Teachers, Div. of Surveys & Field Services, 1961. 30 pp.
TN Dept. Transportation [county maps] issued periodically.
TN Valley Authority. Regional Soils Database. Important farmland in Dekalb County, TN. Nashville, the service, 1982. 1 map.
US Geol. Survey [topographic maps] issued periodically. Quadrangles: Buffalo Valley, Alexandria, Liberty, Center Hill Dam, Silver Point, Auburntown, Gassaway, Smithville, Sligo Bridge, Short Mountain, Dibrell, Campaign.
Webb, Thomas G. Dekalb County. MSU Press, 1986. 137 pp.
Webb, Thomas G. "The pottery industry of Dekalb, White & Putnam counties." THQ 30 (1971), pp. 110-112.
Denny, Sam. History of Long Branch. N.p., the author, 1975. 104 pp.
Smithville, TN. City Demonstration Agency. Comprehensive city demonstration program. Smithville, the agency, 1968. 550 pp.
Smithville, TN. City Demonstration Agency. Smithville-Dekalb County comprehensive demonstration program, application to the Dept. Housing & Urban Dev. for supplemental funds: Model cities program, second year action plan. Smithville, the agency, 1970. 271 pp.
Smithville, TN. City Demonstration Agency. Third year action program. Smithville, the agency, 1971. 408 pp.
Smithville, TN. Office of the mayor. Application to the Dept. Housing & Urban Dev. for a grant to plan a comprehensive city demonstration program. Smithville, the city, 1967. 87 pp.
Smithville, TN. Municipal Plann. Comm. Sketch plan for Smithville, TN. Springfield, VA, NTIS, 1974. 60 pp.
Smithville-Dekalb County City Demonstration Agency. General plan, Dekalb County, TN: a report to the Smithville-Dekalb County City Demonstration Agency & the Dekalb County Reg. Plann. Comm. N.p., 1969. 1 vol.
Smithville transportation study: existing conditions. Prepared by TN Dept. Transp., in cooperation with US FHA, the city of Smithville & Office of Local Planning Assistance. Nashville, TN Dept. Transportation, 1992. 1 map.
Updated October 22, 2004