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Selwyn Chief iron made by the Selwyn Engineering Company of St. Paul, ca. 1930s.
General Electric two-slice toaster and cord, ca. 1930s
Philco model 37-84 electric table radio with arched cathedral-style case, ca. 1930–1939.
Man operating electric fanning mill, W. A. Benitt farm, Dakota County, 1939.
Adjusting a milking machine on a Dakota County dairy farm, 1939. Photographed by Arthur Rothstein, Farm Security Administration.
W. A. Benitt with electric pump at the windmill, 1938.
Woman standing by an electric stove, 1940. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.
Electric refrigerator, 1931.
Rural Cooperative Power Association Generating Plant, Maple Lake, ca. 1950.
Woman on a farm ironing, ca. 1925.
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