Federal Reserve Centennial

December 2013 marked the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Federal Reserve Act, which created the nation's central banking system as it is known today.

We invite you to learn more about us, our history, our people and how the Federal Reserve affects you.

Fed History Web Gateway
The Federal Reserve has publicly launched the Fed History Web Gatewayoff-site, a new online resource with biographies, images and essays on key events in the Fed's 100-year history. The gateway is part of the Fed's effort during its centennial year to encourage a deeper reflection on its role in the nation's economy.

About Dallas Fed
Read the History of the Dallas Fed to learn how it came to be.

The timeline provides significant events in the Dallas Fed's history.

Videos capture interviews with Dallas Fed President Richard W. Fisher and luminaries including Milton Friedman and David McCullough.

Centennial Advisory Council
Former Federal Reserve Chairmen Paul A. Volcker and Alan Greenspan are serving as honorary co-chairs of the Centennial Advisory Council along with representatives from a range of private- and public-sector organizations. View council membersOff-site

About the Federal Reserve
Learn about the the Federal Reserve System and its history

 

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