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Reusable pictures of Chinese factories in the 1930~1940s

I am looking for reusable pictures of Chinese factories in the 1930s and 1940s. The closest categories I could find on Wikimedia Commons don't seem to contain anything relevant: https://commons....
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Looking for data on British car specs/list prices/MSRP's for website design project

I am British and making a website about cars in the United Kingdom; it's not a consumer-type site (like Consumer Guide, Motor Trend etc.) but a personal site with opinions and some facts about the ...
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Historical Wave and Current data

I am looking for an archive with historical predictions as well as actual measured currents, wind and waves for the baltic sea. http://forecast.io covers other data points that I need, but wave and ...
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Data by county or by zip code on commercial new construction permits issued across the United States

I am looking for number of new commercial buildings built or permitted at the county or zip code level and would like to know if there is somewhere I can find this for the entire country. ...
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Resources on Data Science for Football / Soccer in-line?

Similar question was already asked in https://datascience.stackexchange.com/questions/6201/resources-on-data-science-for-football-soccer, but I am looking for historical data of off-line + in-line ...
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Raw housing stock of particular city

I want to get the raw number of units of housing stock that there is in a particular city in month X of year Y (even yearly data would be fine). This place shows yearly stock from 2010 onwards. Here ...
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Where can I find data for Formula 1 races and race cars

I am looking for dataset on the outcomes of Formula 1 races, what cars partook in the race, and the specifications of these cars (such as type of tire used; type of engine; width, length and other ...
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Is stock data available for bulk download for free?

Is it possible to download a dump of stock data? I've seen the following: Alternative to google finance api Is there anywhere to get a free stockmark data feed/dump? Quandl - seems only to offer ...
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Number of Museums' visitors and ticket revenue

I am looking for details about Museums' visitors and revenue from tickets, in specific European Museums. I made a simple Google research and couldn't find something useful. Only a couple of pages ...
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How many people ever lived having a certain profession?

Is there any data on how many politicians(including feudal lords) clergy (priests, imams, monks ...) scientists(whatever that may be called in ancient cultures) ... have ever lived on earth? (or in ...
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Where is the original data set for the “German tank problem”?

I am looking for the original data set for: the "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_tank_problem" , but can't seem to find it. Any suggestions on where it might be available from?
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Is there an open geospatial dataset to resolve historical and modern places?

Given a documentary edition with settlements and regions spanning the American founding era--documents originating from and correspondences delivered to place names which may no longer exist--is there ...
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Historical US population by Age/Sex

I'm looking for US population data since 1900 (or earlier) with age and sex breakdowns. The data appears to be available from the US Census Bureau, but in may different text or Excel files, sometimes ...
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Historical Aerial Imagery of Ivory Coast

I'm looking for historical aerial imagery for Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire). My first web searches have turned up nothing, but I know the French (and possibly the Soviets) created basemaps of the ...
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Pictures of sewing machines with date

I am looking for pictures of sewing machines. It is important that each picture has a date associated (date of production of the machine, not date of the picture), so that I can sort the machines ...
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Open dataset for a 65-million year temperature history of earth?

I have been trying to find a dataset for the earth's long-term historical temperature record. I have seen a few charts like this one from wikipedia. Is there an open dataset with this information? ...
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Database with the historical prices of most popular products in U.S.?

Is there an open database that would contained the historical prices of the most popular products in U.S.? At best with the product classification, so that it would be possible to make analysis, how ...
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Preservation of blog posts, articles and essays

I am curious if there is there any good way to guarantee that my articles (posted on personal sites and other blogs) will last? Is there a reliable repository for articles, post and essays? Or are ...
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Congressional Record in electronic form

Is there a way to get an electronic copy of the Congressional Record, or otherwise get information about all the speakers in Congress, what they said, when they said, the votes on all motions bills, ...
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Data about when cities and neighborhoods were established

Is there any resource that contains information showing when cities, towns and neighborhoods were established? I am personally looking for information regarding Fort Lauderdale, FL, but I think it ...
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Where can I find historical aerials for some areas in Dona Ana County, New Mexico?

How do I find several historical aerials from the mid-1970's or early 1980's and where can I download them and I would like them to be free of charge.
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Results of past NCAA games

Are they any openly available lists of the scores of NCAA games in football or basketball? The information exists in pieces on sites like wikipedia, and Stanford Graph Base has the entire 1990 NCAA ...
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Datasets that input GPS and output historical time-series

I'm wondering what kind of historical time-series data I can get given GPS coordinates as input. More than anything I'm interested in: Temperature Precipitation Humidity Irradiation I'm largely ...
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Pictures of Black Bottom (Detroit neighborhood replaced with Lafayette Park in the 1960s)

I am looking for pictures of Black Bottom, a Detroit neighborhood demolished and replaced with Lafayette Park in the 1960s. It was the bithplace of the genre known as Detroit blues. Landscapes, ...
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Look for sets of data of historical dates

I am looking for some sort of collection of significant historical dates. Things like: 4 July 1776, Signing of the Declaration of Independence 15 April 1912, Sinking of the RMS Titanic Obviously, ...
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Historical monthly farm/agricultural data 1950 to the present

I would like to find machine readable monthly data going back to at least 1950 relating to farming and agriculture. Of particular interest are commodity prices for core commodities: corn, wheat, beef ...
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Releasing old historical/genealogical datasets as open data

I work with a a couple of small non-profit genealogical and historical groups and we are interested in releasing some of the datasets we've compiled over the years as open data. This information is ...

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