Prefabricated Defense Housing – Sheffield AL

City:
Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, AL

Site Type:
Civic Facilities, Public Housing

New Deal Agencies:
Federal Works Agency (FWA), Public Works Funding, Conservation and Public Lands, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Description

The Federal Works Agency built prefabricated defense housing at Sheffield. “Construction of 250 units was assigned to the Tennessee Valley Authority for industrial workers in the Muscle Shoals area.”

The exact location and status of these buildings is presently unknown to Living New Deal.

Source notes

National Archives Record Group 69-N

Site originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 9, 2017.

Location Info


Muscle Shoals, AL

Location notes: General location marker for Muscle Shoals

Coordinates: 34.745, -87.667

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2 comments on “Prefabricated Defense Housing – Sheffield AL

  1. Michael Houser

    The main engineer in charge of the dam and housing project was Col. Carl H. Jabelonsky.

  2. N Spiller

    One such homes address was 908 Austin Ave in Sheffield – my father lived there

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2 comments on “Prefabricated Defense Housing – Sheffield AL

  1. Michael Houser

    The main engineer in charge of the dam and housing project was Col. Carl H. Jabelonsky.

  2. N Spiller

    One such homes address was 908 Austin Ave in Sheffield – my father lived there

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