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Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) records

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-026

Content Description

(Description provided by organization). Material covers coal-related work, chapter work (mainly in East TN but some in Middle and West TN), newsletters, annual reports, ad books from anniversaries and celebrations, coalition and ally work, photos (some identified and some not}, photos and videos on CDs, old movie reels and slides, cassette interviews of former presidents and leaders, variety of VHS tapes. The range of information includes but definitely not limited to: SOCM Structure, How Started, Some Board Minutes, Some Funding information, Fundraising, Roane County, Morgan County, Incinerator Work, Landfill Battles, National Guard Training Range Victory, Fentress County, Coal Severance Tax, Battles with TVA, Coal-related work (RITH, AMAX, Koppers), Surface Rights, Oliver Springs, Reclamation, Campbell County, Claiborne County, Anderson County, White County, Legislative Issues, Property Taxes, Scott County, Bledsoe County, Hamilton County, Water Quality and Rights, Cumberland County, Jackson County, Putnam County, Madison County, Maury County, Bedford County, Sewanne Mountain, Rhea County, Prentice-Cooper, Lands, Unsuitable for Mining Campaigns and Designations, Solid Waste, Toxics, Race Equity, Social Justice, Economic Justice, and the list goes on .

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: circa 1975-2015


235.5 linear feet (153 boxes) : Boxes are mostly records cartons with some larger boxes. Linear foot extent based on shelf space occupied.


Preliminary box list available on request.