Interstate Commerce Commission Records
The United States Interstate Commerce Commission was established as an independent agency to regulate carriers engaged in transportation in interstate commerce and in foreign commerce within the United States. The collection consists entirely of press releases general.
- United States. Interstate Commerce Commission (Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The United States Interstate Commerce Commission was estabilshed as an independent agency by the Interstate Commerce Act (24 Stat. 379) on February 4, 1887 to regulate carriers engaged in transportation in interstate commerce and in foreign commerce within the United States. The ICC was abolished on December 29, 1995, by 109 Stat. 932. Successor agencies include: Surface Transportation Board, and the Department of Transportation.
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