Acronyms US History

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SDS

Students for Democratic Society

WCTU

Woman's Christian Temperance Union

NAWSA

National American Woman Suffrage Association

YMCA/YWCA

Young Men's Christian Association/ Young Women's Christian Association

WEIA

Women's Educational and Industrial Association

IWW

Industrial Workers of the World

FHA

Federal Housing Administration

AFL-CIO

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization

POUR

President's Organization for Unemployment Relief

RFC

Reconstruction Finance Corporation

EBA

Emergency Banking Act

CCC

Civilian Conservation Corps

FERA

Federal Emergency Relief Administration

AAA

Agricultural Adjustment Administration

TVA

Tennessee Valley Authority

NIRA

National Industry Recovery Act

PWA

Public Works Administration

SSA

Social Security Act

NLRA

National Labor Relations Act

WPA

Works Progress Administration

NHA

National Housing Act

RA

Resettlement Administration

CIO

Committee for Industrial Organization

OEO

Office of Economic Opportunity

CAP

Community Action Program

OPEC

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

PATCO

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization

WIB

War Industries Board

CPI

Committee on Public Information

NWLB

National War Labor Board

WIS

Women in Industry Service

NAWSA

National American Women Suffrage Association

OPA

Office of Price Administration

OWM

Office of War Mobilization

OWI

Office of War Information

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation

OSS

Office of Strategic Services

UAW

United Auto Workers

FEPC

Fair Employment Practices Committee

CORE

Congress of Racial Equality

YIP

Youth International Party

NAACP

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

SNCC

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

SCLC

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

MFDP

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

LULAC

League of United Latin American Citizens

JACL

Japanese American Citizens League

NARF

Native American Rights Fund

NCAI

National Congress of American Indians

LRUP

La Raza Unida Party

MAYO

Mexican American Youth Organization

AIM

American Indian Movement

AAPA

Asian American Political Alliance

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