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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

 Miscellaneous Agencies Cath Madden Trindle   FDIC 1933 – present NARA RG 34    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation   was established in 1933 as an independent agency by the Federal Reserve / Glass Stagall Act (48 Stat. 162) to insure the deposits … Continue reading

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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

Cath Madden Trindle United States Housing Authority 1937 – in various forms to present NARA RG 207  The USHA was created by the Housing / Wagner-Steagall Act of 1937 (Pub.L. 75–412, 50 Stat. 888, enacted September 1, 1937). It has been … Continue reading

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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

Cath Madden Trindle FCA (Farm Credit Administration)  1933 NARA RG103 The Farm Credit Administration was created in 1933 to make long-term and short-term credit available to farmers and to farmers’ cooperative marketing and purchasing organizations. It assumed duties of Federal … Continue reading

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