History of the Fed

Federal Reserve System

Documents about the history of the Federal Reserve System, which was created by Congress in 1913 to foster a sound banking system and a healthy economy.

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

A brief history of the Minneapolis Fed, including how Minneapolis was chosen as a Federal Reserve Bank city.

Helena Branch

A Federal Reserve Branch Bank was established in Helena, Montana, in 1921 to regulate and provide services to the state's banks. A history of the Helena Branch was prepared in 1996 to mark the 75th anniversary of the Helena Branch and updated in 2006 to mark the 85th anniversary.


Movin' on up, fedgazette, October 2014