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REA--Somewhere near the state line between southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia, on the edge of TVA Territory. TVA had created a desire for electricity in all adjacent areas. I recall seeing this sign during one of my visits to this area while a project was in the process of being organized. We had some trouble with the Georgia Power Company in those early days about "spite lines," etc.  >>more...>>

Title:     Somewhere Near the State Line
Author:    Carmody, John
Source:     Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Carmody Papers
Type:     Note

Listed Under:
Electric Power
Power Industry
Rural Electrification
Rural Electrification Administration

Notes:     Handwritten note by John Carmody