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In this article, Gerald W. Shaw, the first Executive Director of the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS), discusses MTAS's work and goals, including technical and legal assistance to cities, research projects, and publications. From the November 1949 issue of The Tennessee Engineer.


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