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The first benefit we received from the REA service was lights, and aren't lights grand? My little boy expressed my sentiments when he said, "Mother, I didn't realize how dark our house was until we got electric lights." We had been reading by an Aladdin lamp and thought it was good, but it didn't compare with our I. E. S. reading lamp.  >>more...>>

Title:     What REA Service Means to Our Farm Home
Author:    Scearce, Rose Dudley
Publication:     Rural Electrification NEWS
Source:     Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Carmody Papers
Date:     March, 1939

Publisher:     Rural Electrification Administration
Type:     Article

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Consumers
Electric Power
Rural Electrification
Rural Electrification Administration