New Deal Acronyms

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Foreclosure was common during the Great Depression. Here was a foreclosure sale in Iowa in the early 1930s. Military police were on hand to keep farmers from preventing the auction. The Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC) was created to help deal with this crisis.
Foreclosure was common during the Great Depression. Here was a foreclosure sale in Iowa in the early 1930s. Military police were on hand to keep farmers from preventing the auction. The Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC) was created to help deal with this crisis. Prints and Photographs Division fsa 8b08252

Following are common New Deal acronyms with their corresponding names. Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs have been referred to as alphabet soup. For more detail check out the Top 10 New Deal Programs.

ACRONYMWHAT IT STANDS FOR
AAAAgricultural Adjustment Administration
CCCCivilian Conservation Corps
CWACivil Works Administration
FERAFederal Emergency Relief Administration
FHAFederal Housing Administration
FSAFarm Security Administration
HOLCHome Owners Loan Corporation
NRANational Recovery Administration
NYANational Youth Administration
PWAPublic Works Administration
REARural Electrification Administration
SSASocial Security Administration
TVATennessee Valley Authority
WPAWork Projects (Progress) Administration



More information about the Great Depression and the New Deal

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