A brief history of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, which was incorporated on May 18, 1914.
The Region, (December 2002)
Lender of More Than Last Resort
Recalling Section 13(b) and the years when the Federal Reserve banks opened their discount windows to district businesses in times of economic stress.
The Region, (June 2008)
The History of a Powerful Paragraph
Section 13(3) enacted Fed business loans 76 years ago
A special anniversary issue of The Region was part of a year-long celebration at the Minneapolis Fed marking the Federal Reserve System's 75th anniversary.
Included in the special issue are:
See the complete 75th Anniversary issue, The Region, August 1988
The “Monster” of Chestnut Street
The life and death of the Second Bank of the United States is a cautionary tale about the exercise of monetary power
Mr. Peyton's Bank
John N. Peyton headed the Minneapolis Federal Reserve during a turbulent period in history—through the Great Depression, a dramatic restructuring of the Federal Reserve System, the financial stresses of World War II and the postwar economic boom.
Which of the Twin Cities?
Competition was intense between Minneapolis and St. Paul
for the Ninth District Federal Reserve Bank.
In 1992, five past Minneapolis Fed presidents were asked to discuss the Minneapolis Fed past, present and future.
Federal Reserve System Inventory of Historical Materials
[Off-site via Board of Governors], May 30, 2012
The Federal Reserve is compiling an inventory of historical Federal Reserve documents and items. Do you have information about collections, or do you have documents or items that should be added to the inventory? Please let us know by submitting details to: email@example.com.
Federal Reserve System Centennial Advisory Council
Former Federal Reserve Chairmen Paul A. Volcker and Alan Greenspan are serving as honorary co-chairs of a Centennial Advisory Council along with 24 other individuals representing a range of private and public sector organizations. A list of members is available on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors’ website.