Databases A-Z

Primary sources from the records of civil rights activist, Fanny Lou Hamer. Among the included materials are correspondence, financial records, photographs, and others.

Contains records from the FBI and the Subversive Activities Control Board, who investigated and tracked radical groups in the U.S. from the 1950's through the 1970's.

This collection covers this anti-interventionist group’s activity from 1937 to 1941 and contains newspaper accounts, America First literature, speeches, letters, reports, and press releases.

This database includes hundreds of reports by HUAC and its successor, Internal Security Committee, from 1938 to 1975.

This database includes FBI records on the surveillance of James Foreman, a leader in the civil rights movement, the National Black Economic Development Conference (BEDC) and the FBI’s “COINTELPRO” investigations into various “Black Nationalist Hate Groups/Internal Security” which included SNCC and the Black Panther Party.

A digital content management system managed by the Government Printing Office (GPO), which collects and authenticates government information. Information is gathered through three methods: Files submitted by Congress and Federal agencies; Information gathered from Federal agencies web sites; and, Digital files created by scanning previously printed publications. Collections include: Compilation of Presidential Documents ; Congressional Bills; Congressional Documents; Congressional Hearings; Congressional Record; Congressional Reports; Federal Register; Public and Private Laws; Statutes at Large; GAO Reports; and more. 

This collection includes primary sources from the FBI that relate to a variety of individuals and organizations from the 1960s. Among those included are Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, Muslim Mosque, Inc., Abbie Hoffman, Students for a Democratic Society and Weatherman Underground, and Southern Christian

Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center is a career exploration and planning resource.  It includes 3,000 articles, a graduate and undergraduate school finder database, as well as databases for internships and apprenticeships, financial aid, education to career planning timelines, a career assessment, career profiles, a sample resume and cover letter database, and an industry associations and resources directory.

This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.

Indexes 340 of the world's academic and popular film journals from 1972 to the present.  It was created by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) and  includes the International Index to TV Periodicals; Treasures from the Film Archives, which identifies silent film holdings in archives around the world, and the International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections.

This database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for hundreds of journals and books. Also includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.

A collection of high quality streaming educational and documentary films. 

This collection of educational streaming videos includes content from a wide selection of producers and covers a wide variety of subject matter. This link also includes the “World Cinema Video Collection” which includes films from around the globe.

These rosters provide detailed information about the Japanese-Americans held in relocation or internment camps during World War II. The data available includes, but is not limited to name, sex, age, marital status, previous address, departure date, and final destination.

This genealogy database provides access to US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents for veterans beginning with the Revolutionary War. It includes data from the previously KU provided resource, American Civil War Research Database.

This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.

Transcripts of foreign broadcasts and news that have been translated into English by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service, a U.S. government agency.  This fully searchable digital edition is the United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence. The dates of coverage are 1941 to 1996.

Fuente académica is a collection of full-text scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. Topics include history, literature, politics, business, current events, economics, biological sciences, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion, sociology and more. Coverage for most titles begins in the 2000s. Content is updated on a weekly basis and currently offers the full text for more than 500 publications from 18 countries.

This resource is supported through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the State Library of Kansas.

Fuzoku gaho is the first graphic magazine published in Japan, published from Feb. 1889 to Mar. 1916. This online version contains 518 issues, including special issues on the Sino-Japanese War, the Russo-Japanese war, etc. This is extremely rich graphic magazine, containing more than 6600 illustrations (2,000 are colored) and more than 3000 photographs. (Restricted to 2 simultaneous users.)