Men install power lines in the countryside using mule drawn carts. The Rural Electrification Administration (REA), created in 1935, brought inexpensive electric lighting and power to rural areas across the United States.
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Victor Georg 5
glass negative print
26 x 21 cm
Georg, Victor, “Rural Electrification,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 16, 2021, http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/13342.