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Barkley Dam Project Oral History Project

Project Summary

These interviews discuss the building of the Barkley Dam and the formation of Barkley Lake, located on the Cumberland River. The dam was created for flood control and would serve as a source for hydroelectric power. Construction began in 1959 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and was completed in 1966.

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Interviews in this Project (5 Total):

Interview Accession Number: 1990oh162_kh494
Interviewer: Christopher Waldrep
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 1990oh163_kh495
Interviewer: Christopher Waldrep
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 1990oh164_kh496
Interviewer: Christopher Waldrep
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 1990oh165_kh497
Interviewer: Christopher Waldrep
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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Interview Accession Number: 1990oh166_kh498
Interviewer: Christopher Waldrep
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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