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Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bumpass Cove-Embreeville Collection

Identifier: AppMs-0108
Scope and Contents The Bumpass Cove-Embreeville Collection includes the materials community members accumulated to deal with a serious problem in their community. Included is information on organizations which dealt with environmental and health issues, as well as the involvement of these organizations with the community. Documents related to the establishment of the Bumpass Cove Citizens Group are contained in the collection, as is Roxy Wilson's scrapbook of newsclippings, which details the history of the...
Dates: 1971-1981

Russell P. Rogers Videotape

 Collection — Videotape 1
Identifier: AppMs-0105
Scope and Contents The black and white videotape, "There is No Place Like Home," was taken in February 1980 by Russell P. Rogers. The music for the tape was performed by Robert Story. The forty minute (approximately) tape concerns the controversy which surrounded Waste Resources of Tennessee's dumping of hazardous chemicals into the Bumpass Cove landfill. Citizens active in the fight against Waste Resources explain why they joined the fight against the company. Also included on the tape are scenes of the...
Dates: 1980

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  • Subject: Hazardous waste sites -- Tennessee -- Unicoi County X

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