This book traces the history of rural electrification in America under the auspices of the REA (Rural Electrical Administration). The REA was begun in the shadow of the great depression and successfully improved the lot of Rural Americans by Government loans for electrification.
This book traces the history of rural electrification in America under the auspices of the REA (Rural Electrical Administration). The value of this book is its historical accuracy and its wealth of photographs and illustrations. Anybody considering rural electrification programs in developing countries can use this book as a guide to the design and implementation of a rural electrification program
Fifty Years of Rural Electrification.
Fifty Years of Rural Electrification. by Patrick Dahl, Richard A. Pence. Published June 1984 by National Rural Electric Cooperative Associati.
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Many people in rural America lived that life until well into the 20th century. Having electricity is one thing; knowing how to use it is another. Most only received electricity by choosing to work together with their neighbors and participate in electrical cooperatives, or co-ops for short. By the 1920s most cities and towns in America received electricity from either privately owned or municipal utility companies. Running wires into the countryside where there might be only a few people per square mile seemed uneconomical for either investors or tax-payers. To help people learn the new technology, REA hired advisors like Louisan Mamer (1910-2005) from southern Illinois.