Former agency oversaw distribution of subsides to farmers who let fields lie fallow, plowed crops over, or killed livestock; goal was to return prices to 1909-1914 levels.
Created 1940; regulate economic aspects of US air carriers; help establish foreign air routes & services; investigate civil air accidents; succeeds the Civil Aeronautics Authority.
Provided jobs to young men between 18 and 25; run in semi-military style; 2 million men in work camps earned about $30 per month; variety of conservation projects.
A program which extended loans for crops kept in storage and off the market.
Coordinate statistical services; appraise and advise...all Government agencies engaged in...collection of statistics required in carrying out the purposes of the NIRA.
This program lasted only one year because it was heavily criticized for creating 'make work' jobs; jobs funded ranged from ditch digging to highway repairs to teaching.
Created 1935 to finance consumer purchases of electrical equipment in homes and on farms; became part of Federal Loan Agency in 1939; then to Commerce & abolished 1942.
Regulated the alcohol industry after the repeal of Prohibition, replacing a previous body (the Federal Alcohol Control Administration) which did not have statutory powers.
1933 all existing agricultural credit organizations; also for a while had oversight of all credit unions Help farmers refinance mortgages over a longer time at below-market interest rates; helped farmers recover from the Dustbowl; refinanced 20% of farmer's mortgages.
Replaced the Federal Radio Commission; limited the amount of time a network could reserve for itself (as opposed to allowing the affiliate to broadcast.)
Provides U.S. farmers with crop insurance protection; initially voluntary, premiums were subsidized to encourage participation; later made mandatory, but reverted to voluntary.
A group of cooperative lending institutions to provide short-, intermediate-, and long-term loans for agricultural purposes
Insured savings-bank deposits up to $5,000, and a year later up to $10,000; extended federal oversight to all commercial banks for the first time.
New name given Hoovers ERA; loans to states to operate relief programs; with the CCC, the first relief operation under the New Deal; later replaced by the WPA.
Encouraged residential construction by insuring mortgages; intent to regulate rate of interest and terms of mortgages; increased number of people who could afford a down payment.
Created 1939 to direct all agencies lending federal funds, except those making agricultural loans.
Purchased submarginal land owned by poor farmers, resettled them in group farms better land; failed because farmers wanted ownership, not collectivist farms.
Created 1939 to direct all agencies concerned with social and economic security, educational opportunity, and national health; included Office of Education, Public Health Servic
FSRC renamed this in 1935; distributed surplus farm products to state relief agencies for the use of the needy; merged into Agricultural Marketing Administration in 1942.
Created 1933 in response to outcry over crops being being plowed under or left to rot and animals slaughtered and discarded; distributed surplus to relief efforts.
Created 1939 to coordinate all public construction; brought together several other agencies to avoid waste and increase efficiency.
Created 1933 to grant long- term mortgage loans on homes; only applicable to nonfarm homes, worth less than $20,000.
Created 1938 to improve labor relations among seamen by mediating labor disputes in the maritime industry and conducting research on maritime labor problems; expired in 1942.
Created 1933 to coordinate the work of the federal agencies. Abolished in 1939, and functions transferred to Executive Office of the President.
Created 1942 to consolidate all housing activities.
Authorized President to regulate industry, permit cartels & monopolies to stimulate economic recovery; established PWA; declared unconstitutional 1935.
Created 1935; protected employee's rights to self-organization & collective bargaining; replaced National Labor Board, after the bill establishing it was declared unconstitutional.
Attempted to end cut-throat competition by enforcing fair competitive practices, setting minimum wages and maximum weekly hours, as well as minimum selling prices.
Created 1939 to advise president on development of national resources; cooperated with state & regional planning boards; headed by President's uncle Frederic A. Delano.
Gave part-time employment to students between 16 and 25; established training programs and provided aid to unemployed youth.
Built large-scale public works such as dams, bridges, hospitals & schools; gave contracts to private firms who hired in the private sector job market.
From Apr 1935 to Dec 1936, relocated struggling urban & rural families to government planned communities; remainder of program completed by Farm Security Administration.
Created 1935 loans to establish electric & telephone service in rural areas not already served; transferred to Dept of Agriculture in in 1939.
Created 1934 to license and regulate stock exchanges and to control public utility holding companies; Joe Kennedy first chairman.
Insurance for aged, unemployed & disabled; employer/employee contributions; 1st monthly retirement check, $22.54 to Ida May Fuller of Brattleboro, VT. $22.54; replaced by SSA.
Created 1940 by merging FSCC and Division of Marketing and Marketing Agreements. In 1942 merged in Agricultural Marketing Administration.
Created 1933 provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, & economic development in the Tennessee Valley.
designed to lend money to the states or communities for low-cost construction required a 20 percent gap between the upper income limits for admission to public housing projects and the lowest limits at which the private sector provided decent housing.
Created 1936 developed a merchant marine to carry waterborne commerce of the US on ships built, owned, & operated by US citizens; succeeded US Shipping Board & Merchant Fleet Corp.
Small projects jointly with local governments, eg building a city hall, sewers or sidewalks; hired only people on relief who were paid directly by the government; had youth & arts, as well as programs for women.