“Out of water power... comes air power. This is a TVA war job.”
Whaling Log of Thomas Knowles, 1859.
Arthur Kilgore Mine Scrip Collection
Johnny Cash, "Sixteen Tons," Music Video
Solar Energy Innovation, 1970s (gallery)
Life in the Coalfield
Blank Coal Labor Contract, 1920s
Child Labor, Pennsylvania Coal Mines (gallery)
Celilo Falls Fishing on the Columbia River, Oregon (gallery)
Map of the Elwha River and tributaries with dams.
Bureau of Reclamation, "Jewel of the Colorado" Video
Trends in US Coal Production
"Power to Win: 10 Years of TVA" WWII Poster
"Electric power is a weapon of war." WWII Poster
“A Plan of Sundry Farms &c at Patucket in the Town of Chelmsford” (1821)
Plans of Lowell, MA, 1821 & 1832
“Plan of the Town of Lowell and Belvidere Village” (1832)
Origins of Female Millhands, Hamilton Manufacturing Company, Lowell, MA 1836.
Female Millhands, Lowell Mills, Essay and Poem, 1840s
Whale Map by Matthew F. Maury, 1851
McFarlin v. Essex Co., Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 1852.
Lowell Mills Time Table, 1853
Anti-Dam Violence on the Merrimack River and its Tributaries, Fall 1859
“Trouble at Lake Village,” Winnipesaukee Gazette, October 1, 1859.
“Attempt to Blow Up,” Laconia Democrat, November 1859
Ralph Waldo Emerson on steam and coal, 1860.
"Grand Ball Given by the Whales," Vanity Fair, April 20, 1861.
“The Whaling Interest,” Whalemen’s Shipping List and Merchants Transcript, New Bedford MA, July 2 1861
"Perilous Situation of Whalemen," 1861.
Winslow Homer, "Morning Bell,"
Allan Pinkerton, "The Mollie Maguires and the Detectives," 1877.
“An Act Relative to the Pollution of Rivers," Massachusetts State Law, 1878.
George Gunton, "The Economic and Social Aspect of Trusts," Political Science Quarterly, 1888.
George Gunton, “The Economic and Social Aspect of Trusts,” 1888.
Details on the Whale Oil Trade in New Bedford, 1889.
Letter on Company Stores from M. F. Moran to Edward Robertson, Labor Commissioner, 1890
Orville H. Platt, “Invention and Advancement,” 1891.
Testimony of John D. Rockefeller, President of The Standard Oil Company, 1899.
"'O' is the Oil Trust, a modern Bill Sikes"
Theodore Roosevelt, Remarks at Symphony Hall, Boston, August 25, 1902.
Rev. John McDowell, "Life of a Coal Miner," 1902
Eugene Debs remembers the Molly Maguires, 1907.
Coal miners working inside the mine, 1908 (gallery)
Standard Oil Co. v. United States, 221 U.S. 1 (1910)
Stonega Coal Mines and Company Camp, 1915-1930 (gallery)
Edward Mandell House Papers, Series II, Diaries, Volume 8
Statement of Mr. J. P. Luterancik before the House Committee on Labor, April 1922
Editorial, "Muscle Shoals-- Ours," The Nation, 1924.
Two Letters to the United Mine Workers Journal
TVA, "Toward an Electrified America," 1934
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Boulder Dam Dedication Speech, Sept. 30, 1935
John D. Battle, Executive Secretary of the National Coal Association, Statement on Tennessee Valley Authority, 1935.
Tennessee Valley, 1936
Boulder Dam, 1937
W.P.A. Federal Theatre Project Living Newspaper, "Power" by Arthur Arent
George Fred Keck (Keck and Keck Architects), Sloan House, Glenview, Illinois, 1939
Woody Guthrie, "Grand Coulee Dam," Lyrics, 1941.
Ansel Adams, Boulder Dam, 1941.
George Fred Keck (Keck and Keck Architects), Duncan House, near Chicago, Illinois, 1941
David Dietz, "Atomic Energy in the Coming Era," 1945.
Southern California Edison Co. Transmission System Map, 1947
The Columbia: America’s Greatest Power Stream
CIA Clandestine Service History, "Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran, November 1952-August 1953," March 1954, by Dr. Donald Wilber, Summary
Tennessee Ernie Ford, "Sixteen Tons," (The Dinah Shore Show - 1956)
OPEC Treaty, September 14, 1960
Bureau of Reclamation, "Lake Powell: Jewel of the Colorado," 1965
Sierra Club Grand Canyon dam advertisements, 1966
Prepared Statement of Donald L. Rasmussen, MD (Chief Pulmonary Section, Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital), and “Cigarette Smoke Worse Than Coal Dust"
"Santa Barbara Declaration of Environmental Rights," 1970.
The Effects of Coal Mining, Visualized: Scope and Tools
The Effects of Coal Mining, Visualized: Social
Oil Incentive Defended as Security Aid
The Effects of Coal Mining, Visualized: Environmental Damage
Political Cartoon: Held Up at the Pump
Grand Coulee Dam, June 1973
The Article that Inspired the Creation of the L5 Society
Gerald R. Ford: "Statement on the Energy Policy and Conservation Act," December 22, 1975,
"Sunbathers at Huntington Beach and an oil platform offshore," 1975.
Solaron Corporation, 1975
Jimmy Carter, “Water Resource Projects Message to the Congress,” February 21, 1977.
President Jimmy Carter, "Remarks at the Solar Energy Research Institute," May 3, 1978.
"Sun Day," May 3, 1978
The Moon Agreement
The Hearings before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology and Space of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, July 29 and 30, 1980
Ronald Reagan Republican National Convention Acceptance Speech (excerpt), July 17, 1980
Newspaper Articles 1980
Video: "The Cracking of Glen Canyon Damn with Edward Abbey and Earth First!" (1982)
“‘Last Resort’ Offers Dubious Delights: Kentuckians Fight for Safe Water,” by Jerry Hardt, Mountain Life & Work, November 1983
NASA-Commissioned Report on Legal Regimes to Govern Helium-3 Lunar Mining
Interview with James L. Rose
Interview with Clyde E. Goins
Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Summary of Major Case Activities and Litigation, 1987-1989
E & P Forum, "Oil Industry Operating Guideline for Tropical Rainforests," 1991.
Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) of 1978, Fact Sheet.
Statement of Beatrice Charles, Tribal Elder, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, June 1992
Newspapers Articles 1995-Present
Coal Fields of the Conterminous United States
EPA, "Meeting Community Needs, Protecting Human Health and the Environment: Active and Passive Recreational Opportunities at Abandoned Mine Lands,” undated, circa 2001 or 2002
Time Lapse Video of Elwha River Dam Removals, 2011-2012
Interview with Carl Ray Burgess
Upper Columbia United Tribes, "Grand Coulee and the Forgotten Tribe"
Celilo Falls Today
FDR Address at Bonneville Dam
Robert E. Murray to Michael R. Pence, "Action Plan for the Administration of Donald J. Trump," March 1, 2017
Miners with Black Lung, 1970s (gallery)