November 3, 2004
LA Fed Dedicates New Lobby Exhibit November 9
The Los Angeles Branch of the Federal
Reserve will conduct dedication ceremonies for its new lobby exhibit
Tuesday, November 9, 2004, at 950 South Grand Avenue (Grand and Olympic)
in downtown Los Angeles. The invitation only event will begin at noon
and include exhibit tours.
Teachers, educators and high school students from around Southern California
are scheduled to attend.
The exhibit, entitled Fed Gallery: Your Central Bank
in Focus, uses interactive technology and vivid graphics to highlight
the Federal Reserve’s role in
the American economy. Various displays focus on cash and check operations,
bank supervision, and monetary policy.
Included is a pachinko game in
which the participant rates the safety and soundness of a particular
financial institution; a display that asks
visitors to ID the
counterfeit notes; a currency display featuring historic and rare notes;
and, stations that provide key facts about the LA Branch.
The Los Angeles
Branch of the Federal Reserve opened in 1920, and has been housed in
its current building since 1987.
Beginning in January 2005, tours of
the Los Angeles Branch will be available by appointment only, Tuesday
through Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
or 1:00 p.m.
The Branch welcomes groups of eight to thirty people of high school age
Those interested in scheduling tours may call (213) 683-2900.
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