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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Since 1933, no depositor has ever lost a penny of FDIC-insured funds

The First Fifty Years

A History of the FDIC 1933-1983

The First Fifty Years

Published in 1984 on the FDIC's fiftieth anniversary, this publication includes information on the antecedents to federal deposit insurance, the creation of the FDIC in 1933-35, and a general history of the FDIC with a focus on the Corporation's insurance coverage and financial operations, its role in handling bank failures, and its function as a bank supervisor and examiner.

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Table of Contents


Book by Chapter

Epilogue, Appendix and Bibliography


Appendix: The Boards of Directors of the FDIC

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