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RFC

Abbreviation for:
radiofrequency catheter
radiofrequency coagulation
radiofrequency current
request for change 
request for comment 
residual functional capacity
rosette-forming cell
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Thus, the discounted loans provided by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to railways were crucial for avoiding wholesale bankruptcy within the rail sector during the Great Depression.
While the government had previously issued treasury bonds to pay for deficits resulting from the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Civil War, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation intervened in capital markets in the 1930s more directly, using a wider range of financial tools, and on a larger scale than ever before.
74) Roosevelt was similarly cautious in terms of using the powers of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to bring about change.
The withdrawal of private capital from railway finance was facilitated by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a powerful new public financial intermediary created during the Great Depression to restore liquidity to frozen American credit markets.
85) But, they never occurred because, when the Roosevelt Administration, through the vehicle of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, relieved railroads of much of their devalued debt and facilitated the redistribution of assets within the portfolios of large financial institutions in the 1930s, it did not also use its considerable political, regulatory and financial powers to force railroads to consolidate, reorganise and rationalise service.
I am grateful for assistance provided by archivists and librarians at John Jay College, The City University of New York (CUNY), and at the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, National Archive II, College Park, Maryland.
Olson, Saving Capitalism: The Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the New Deal, 1933-1940 (Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1988).
15) The records of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation are part of the National Archives of the United States.
51) Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 'Quarterly Report,' (Washington, D.
He has written articles on banking history and the economics of the 1920s and 1930s and is currently working on an examination of Reconstruction Finance Corporation lending through February 1933.

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