Alton Tompkins Collection, Nov. 1987

Descriptive Summary

Title
Alton Tompkins Collection, Nov. 1987
Creator
Tompkins, Alton
Extent
1 folder. 3 items. 1 videotape.
Subjects
1. Eminent domain - Land Between the Lakes
2. Family farms - Land Between the Lakes
3. Government purchasing of real property - Land Between the Lakes
4. Homecomings
5. Kentucky Lake (KY and TN) - History
6. Lakes
7. Lakes - Tennessee
8. Land Between the Lakes (KY & TN) - History
9. Land Between the Lakes - Government purchasing of real property
10. Land Between the Lakes - Social life and customs
11. National parks and reserves
12. National parks and reserves - Tennessee
13. Reclamation of land - 1960s
14. Relocation (Housing) - Land Between the Lakes
15. Tennessee Valley Authority
16. Tennessee - Land Between the Lakes - History
Repository
Western Kentucky University

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Land Between the Lakes. A segment aired in Nov. 1987 as a part of WSMV's "Between the Rivers" report. Tape focuses on families forced from their homes when Tennessee Valley Authority created Land Between the Lakes Recreation Park in the 1960's. Includes brief index.