University of Memphis Libraries Governement Publications
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Regional Depository Library


Impressive amounts of official information can be obtained through governmental web sites.  Listed below are web sites dealing with Federal, Tennessee state, county, & municipal information.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Central Intelligence Agency - Family Jewels Report

This document consists of almost 700 pages of responses from CIA employees to a 1973 directive from Director of Central Intelligence James Schlesinger asking them to report activities they thought might be inconsistent with the Agency's charter.

Federal Bureau of Investigation Reading Room

This website contains de-classified popular documents from the FBI. The files are organized alphabetically by name or topic and by category or subject—including civil rights, counterterrorism, popular culture, unusual phenomenon, and violent crime.

National Archives Electronic Reading Room

This NARA site contains information routinely available to the public as well as documents frequently requested under the Freedom of Information Act.

National Security Agency Declassified Documents

As NSA/CSS reviews records under the Freedom of Information Act or Mandatory Declassification Review provisions of Executive Order 1352.

Local Resources

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

City of Memphis

City of Memphis Salaries

Memphis City Schools

Memphis Police Department

Shelby County, Tennessee Homepage

Black Business Association of Memphis

Community Foundation of Greater Memphis

Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Census Data

American FactFinder (Census Bureau)

Address Information

American Community Survey

Economic/Business Resources

TN State Economic Data

TN State County/Community Data Sheets

Labor Market Information

Status of Women in TN Counties

The Bureau of Business and Economic Research

Education Data

TN School Report Cards

Educational Assessments

National Center for Educational Statistics (U.S. Dept. of Education)


Election Results

Campaign Finance Registry

PAC Contributors

Federal Election Commission

Health Data

County Health Data

TennCare Data

Crash & Fatality Data

Restaurant Scores

Vital Records

Centers for Disease Control Data

Law Enforcement/Crime Data

Tennessee Sex Offender Registry

Felony Offender Lookup

Corrections Statistics/Reports

Federal Bureau of Investigation Resources

State Legislation

Bill Lookup

Senate & Assembly Calendar

City & County Ordinances

City of Memphis

Shelby County

U.S. Municipal Codes


Memphis Tax Lookup

Shelby County Assessor Search (Property)

Shelby County Tax Lookup

Tennessee Department of Revenue Data


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