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Identifier: MSC 0041
Scope and Contents Richard Buckner’s 1982 thesis, “A History of Calderwood, Tennessee,” describes the company town which was a base of operations for ALCOA’s development of hydroelectric power between 1910 and 1956. The collection contains the final thesis, drafts of the thesis, other papers written at U. T. about the area, notes about Calderwood, reports about the Aluminum Company of America and Alcoa, interviews with residents of Calderwood, information about a town reunion, papers of the Women’s Society of...
Identifier: PAS 0169
Scope and Contents Max Bell Webb (Malone, New York) was employed as a draftsman by Alcoa and lived in Tenn. 1910-1917. He married Ruth Wilmarth in 1912. The couple lived in Tenn. The album includes meticulously labeled photographs of Alcoa workers and mountain scenes. The photographs are black-and-white of various sizes from 1.5 x 2.5 inches to 6.5 x 4.5 inches. The album probably documents life in Calderwood, the first base camp established by Alcoa in 1910 north of Maryville in Blount County. The community was...