www.federalreservehistory.org provides historical materials that illustrate how the Fed has changed over its first 100 years.
The Fed At 100: A Commemorative Video
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.