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The Clayton Antitrust Act, enacted October 15, 1914, was intended to prevent anticompetitive practices, and strengthened provisions of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890. Read more about its history.

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Founding of The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) New resource

Walter P. Reuther, Labor Leader, Born New resource

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Established New resource

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Business Reference Services is the starting point for conducting research at the Library of Congress in the subject areas of business and economics. Here, reference specialists in specific subject areas of business assist patrons in formulating search strategies and gaining access to the information and materials contained in the Library's rich collections of business and economics materials.
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