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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

So it Begins… Cath Madden Trindle  In June of 1929 John and May packed daughters, Dolores, Clare and Jean, none of whom had never been out of Minnesota and May’s mother Mary Walsh Geraghty, a native of Ireland, into the … Continue reading

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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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FDR’s Alphabet Soup: Records from the Great Depression

Cath Madden Trindle FSA (Farm Security Administration -Resettlement Act of 1935) NARA RG96 (FHA) The Farm Security Administration was set up in 1937 to aid tenant farmers and to carry out rehabilitation work of the Resettlement Administration.    The FSA established … Continue reading

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