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Government Information Sources: United States


United States Serial Set

Finding Aid for Executive Agencies in Serial Set Publications

National Contact Center  (Federal Citizen Information Center)
Master lists of telephone and email contact information for members of Congress, Cabinet and other federal agencies, consumer action, etc.

American Memory Project (Library of Congress)

American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity.

Core Documents

FDSys Home

Free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government

100 Milestone Documents of U.S. History 1776-1965

The list begins with the Lee Resolution of June 7, 1776, a simple document resolving that the United Colonies “are, and of right, ought to be free and independent states. . .” and ends with the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a statute that helped fulfill the promise of freedom inherent in the first documents on the list.

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy

Online access to the basic Federal Government documents that define our democratic society, and a core group of current and historical Government publications.

Historic Publications of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights