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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Muscle Shoals Development--Message from the President of the United States

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.07 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Printed document Date: 10 April 1933 Pagination: 2 p. ; 23.3 x 14.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Muscle Shoals Development--Message from the President of the United States," dated April 10, 1933, introduces legislation to create a Tennessee Valley Authority. This power would be government funded but function as a private enterprise overseeing the development of the Muscle Shoals.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Great DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentInfrastructure

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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