For more than 50 years, The Tennessee Magazine has been the official publication of our electric cooperatives, keeping consumer-members informed about their co-ops, showcasing the wonders of electric service and highlighting the special events around the state.
The cover of the September 1971 magazine featured East Tennessee’s beautiful Norris Lake, located in an area served by Powell Valley Electric Cooperative. Inside, readers found features on the Dodge Manufacturing Plant in Rogersville, efficient kitchen design and space exploration’s applications on Earth.
While our fashions, appliances and recipes have significantly changed since our first issue in 1958, our mission to entertain, educate and inform our readers has not. Here’s a glimpse of what members saw 50 years ago in The Tennessee Magazine. View the entire September 1971 edition online below.