My Sites


original Memory Hole [v1.0, archived]

original Memory Hole [v1.5, archived]


Archives (General)

Archive Team

Black Vault



Government Attic

Internet Archive: Govdocs


National Security Archive

The Novak Archive

Public Intelligence

That 1 Archive




Archives (Specific)

FBI Docs

FaithLeaks [internal documents from religious organizations]

Accessible Journal Media: Peace Corps Documents

Open Ownership [database of corporate ownership]

Institute for Cannabis: FOIA document archive

Liberated Manuals [~5,000 military technical manuals]

Nautilus Institute: FOIA document archive

Organized Crime & Corruption Reporting Project: Investigative Dashboard Search

The Monsanto Papers [court documents and discovery documents (some previously sealed) about Roundup / glyphosate]

Charlie Savage FOIA lawsuits

Marshall Islands Nuclear Document Database [private mirror of 13,000+ documents the Dept of Energy deleted in 2013]

The Poison Papers ["Documenting the Hidden History of Chemical and Pesticide Hazards in the United States"]

Climate Files

Prickly Research [FOIAed documents on biolabs, infectious diseases, bio-chem warfare, etc.]

Wilson Center Digital Archive ["International History Declassified"]

Humane Borders [documenting/mapping migrant deaths at the Arizona/Mexico border]

FOIA the Dead

Extensive guide to digital archives of newspapers

Exotic Animal Incidents

RECAP [millions of PACER documents for free]

Financial disclosures of White House staff

USA Facts

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database

Toxic Docs [internal chemical industry documents]

Oversight [Inspector General reports]

Assassination Archives and Research Center

Special Branch Files Project

Famous Trials

Politwoops ["deleted tweets from politicians"]

Numbers Stations

Fatal Encounters


NSA documents

Documents from the US Espionage Den

The Panama Papers

The Pentagon Papers

Industry Documents Library (internal tobacco, pharmaceutical, and chemical docs)

Tobacco Archives

Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection (2,200+ FBI files)

F.B. Eyes Digital Archive

Harold Weisberg Archive

Ferguson Project

The Torture Database

Guantánamo Periodic Review Guide

The Guantanamo Docket

Original "Dark Alliance" series by Gary Webb

Aaron Swartz Files

Air Force History Index

The Hague Justice Portal

Eugenics in Western Canada

Rocky Mountain Arsenal Archive

Broken Arrow: Goldsboro, NC

Room 6527

The United Nations War Crimes Commission research project

The Rumsfeld Papers

A Columbine Site [also: Columbine Online]

Government Comics


Archives (Government) 

Defense Technical Information Center

National Technical Reports Library [reports from dozens of inspectors general in one place]

Worker Fatalities Reported to Federal and State OSHA

Reports of Traffic Accidents Involving Autonomous (Driverless) Vehicles in California

Public Financial Disclosure Reports [Office of Government Ethics]

The Vault [FBI]

CIA: Library

NSA: Declassification and Transparency

Human Radiation Experiments [Dept of Energy]

OpenNet [Dept of Energy]

Judgment Fund [Treasury Dept]

Medical Product Safety Information [FDA]

FDA Adverse Event Reporting System

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System [CDC & FDA]

Independent Police Review Authority [Chicago]

Federal Reserve Archive

Open Payments


Archives (outside the US)

Japan Center for Asian Historical Records

Right to Know [Australia] [New Zealand]

WhatDoTheyKnow [UK]


Movement for Freedom of Information [Israel]


Freedom of Information [Philippines]   


Archives (Historical Figures)

William Blake

Winston Churchill

Emily Dickinson

Albert Einstein

Benjamin Franklin

Franz Kafka

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart

Isaac Newton

William Shakespeare [also] [also]

Walt Whitman