The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
The Federal Reserve System was created on December
23, 1913, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the
Federal Reserve Act into law. To commemorate this
milestone, we're taking a look at the people and events
that helped shape our system.
Federal Reserve System Centennial Advisory
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
Inventory of Historical Documents »
The Federal Reserve is compiling an inventory
of historical Federal Reserve documents and
items. Let us know if you have information
about collections, or have documents or items
that should be added to the inventory.