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Some Minnesotans can still remember a time when most farms did not have electricity. As recently as 1935, fewer than 12 percent of American farms were wired for electric power.

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That was also the year President Roosevelt created the Rural Electrification Administration. As a result, within 15 years, more than three-quarters of all farms in America had electricity.

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