SEGMENT: ELECTRIFICATION, CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES, & AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES

Jacqueline Jackson>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 30

SEGMENT: ELECTRIFICATION, CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES, & AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES,

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CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES
Talks about writing as child.
AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES
Grandfather had an alfalfa party in 1914. Invited guests.
ELECTRIFICATION
Electric company lent some appliances to show at the party. Interest high because rural area was not yet electrified. Had a 3-phase current (AC) by 1917 (Wisconsin Highline). Sold backup home plant generators. First milking machines Empire; left funny taste in milk; Surge machines described. Used electricity to move hay and grain.