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Primary Sources in Government Documents

This guide lists selected primary source materials available in the government documents collection in a print, microform or online format


America's Centenarians. 

DOC. HE 3.2:C 33/volumes 1-6 and 8-13, Floor 4 documents stacks

Reports of interviews with social security beneficiaries who have lived to 100.

FOIA Records

Freedom of Information Act [FOIA] Records

Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Investigation Agency provides digitized records for their most popular FOIA requests. The list is arranged alphabetically and includes files from individuals and organizations.

Searching for personal narratives

Milner "Classic Search" Catalog

To search for personal narratives within the documents collection in Milner Library, search our "classic search catalog" limiting to Federal Government Resources.

Type diaries, interviews, personal narratives, memoirs 

Tip: Note the call number and location. Items may be available in print, microfiche, microfilm, and/or online formats.


Subject Guide

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