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dc.contributor.author Wallaert, Josh
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-19T20:47:28Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-19T20:47:28Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10535/8524
dc.description.abstract "One year after that meeting, the Reeve Electric Association became the first farmer-owned cooperative to receive a loan for the purchase and distribution of electric power from the Rural Electrification Administration, a centerpiece of Franklin Roosevelt’s first term. In four years, the number of electrified farms in the United States more than doubled, from 789,000 in 1936 to 1.7 million in 1940. To my knowledge, this is the only online photo of the Reeve Plant that is freely available to publish. It was uploaded to Wikipedia in September by Ann Sullivan-Larson, a graphic designer at a print shop in Iowa, and tagged with a creative commons license that allows others to share and remix the image. Although the plant was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990, the National Park Service has yet to digitize its photographs of the building." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject tragedy of the commons en_US
dc.title State of the Commons en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
dc.type.published published en_US
dc.type.methodology Summary Report en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries The Design Observer Group, Hamden, CT en_US
dc.coverage.region North America en_US
dc.coverage.country United States en_US
dc.subject.sector General & Multiple Resources en_US
dc.identifier.citationjournal Places en_US
dc.identifier.citationvolume 24 en_US


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