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Louisan E. Mamer Rural Electrification Administration Papers, 1927-2002

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Donor:
Mamer, Louisan E 1910-2005
Mamer, Stuart M
Subject:
Rural Electrification Administration
United States. Agriculture Department
Tennessee Valley Authority
Physical description:
10.1 cu. ft. : 31 boxes. 1 oversize folder
Type:
Trade catalogs
Collection descriptions
Articles
Lecture notes
Publications
Specifications
Manuals
Cookbooks
Newsletters
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Correspondence
Date:
1927
1927-2002
20th century
Notes:
Mamer, a former high school and university Home Economics teacher, was a Home Electrification Specialist for the newly established Rural Electrification Administration. Her work involved demonstrating and promoting electrification to rural Americans. She died in December, 2005.
Summary:
Papers used by Mamer in her teaching and demonstration of concepts and usage of electricity to rural audiences, including demonstration notes, talking points and training materials; technical information on appliances; publications, some written by Mamer, on subjects relating to agriculture and electrification; and a few papers relating to the Rural Electriciation Administration. The addendum includes photographs; Mamer's writings and notes including extensive card files on products and on topics relating to electricity and home economics; newsletters of various rural electric cooperatives (including some on Indian reservations) and telephone cooperatives; recipes and recipe collections compiled by the cooperatives; and a scrapbook of articles on topics related to rural electrification.
Cite as:
Louisan E. Mamer Rural Electrification Administration Papers, 1927-2002, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Electric toasters
Stoves
Refrigerators
Electric lighting
Electricity
Laundry
Electric apparatus and appliances
Recipes
New Deal, 1933-1939
Rural electrification
Home economics
Kitchen appliances
Kitchens
Cookery
Farms
Local number:
2006.3054 (NMAH Acc.)
2004.3058 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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