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Where can I find publicly available data on American dietary habits and food intake during the Great Depression?

I'm looking for detailed data on American dietary habits during during the Great Depression and WWII era, specifically 1930 - 1945. Were there any surveys that collected detailed information, at a ...
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Shapefiles of 20th Century British Railways

I'm looking for shapefiles of the British railway network from any time between 1900 and 1970 (before many of the railways were closed). There are many historical GIS sites (such as GBHGIS and Vision ...
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Where can I find publicly available data on aggregate enrollment in health insurance *before* Medicare?

I'm looking for data on the number/share of people who had private health insurance by age and region (county, for example) before the introduction of Medicare in the United States? As in, before 1965?...
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Historic spatial extent of Beirut, Lebanon?

I am looking for historic extent data for the city of Beirut, in Lebanon. I would like to show the growth of the city over time, from 1950 to today. The data are to be used in a web visualisation to ...
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Population and GDP of the UK nations 1950-today

I'm looking for the population and GDP of the UK nations (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) from the 1950s to today, ideally at the yearly level. Any tip?
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Historic roadworks

As part of a research effort, I am working on the recognition of roadworks from street-level imagery. On top of other sources, we have the plan to match historic street view snapshots with roadworks ...
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Sources of funding to curate exisiting datasets?

At my institution (a large land-grant US University), there are some long term research programs that would be of great value to the scientific community if the data were curated and published in an ...
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Mid-19th Century to Early-20th Century Mumbai/Bombay Population Data(sets)

I am an undergraduate student studying Geographic Information Systems. My semester final project is regarding the industrialization and deindustrialization of Mumbai/Bombay centered around two ...
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Total cryptocurrency market cap over time

Does anyone know where to download historical data for the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency ecosystem? For example, the data behind the "Total Market Capitalization" chart here: https:...
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Historic (start of 2017 season) Formula 1 betting odds

I'm looking for historic (i.e. from the start of 2017 season onwards) betting odds for Formula 1 races. Specifically, I'm looking for data such as winning odds for each driver (and/or team) for each ...
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Looking for Soviet Union or Russia transportation GIS dataset

I am looking for a dataset that can I obtain about Russia's transportation. I am working on a PDF of the former Soviet Union's St. Petersburg map that I have here and need to georeference it. Is there ...
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Data tables from Sorokin's Social and Cultural Dynamics

The title says it all, does there exist in digital form, like csv-files or spreadsheets, the (very many) data tables from Pitirim A Sorokin's Social and Cultural Dynamics, all four volumes: I ...
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Quantitative data on number of insects per area over time?

In my surroundings a couple of people / friends have the feeling that the number of insects has declined over a number of years. Do you know of any sources of data which give quantitative numbers on ...
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Is there a historic drug shortage database?

I was wondering if there was a historic database of drug shortage data? The current database (link below) appears to only reflect any shortages that have been resolved in 2017 but does not include ...
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Looking for historical weather forecasts

I am looking to write a report about the accuracy of weather forecasts. I have already found several source that provides data for actual weather in different locations, but I am having difficulty ...
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Grocery products per year

I'm looking for historical open data on food products you can find in supermarkets (like the data available on openfoodfacts.org).The idea would be to know which products have been commercialized in ...
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LCD/OLED Historical Resolution, Size and Prices

We are looking for historical data on the resolution, size and prices of LCD and OLED displays (consumer or business). We are able to find current prices and also historical prices. Ideally, we ...
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Aliexpress price history dataset

I want to find any dataset on Aliexpress products' price history? I found only one good quality website - https://www.pricearchive.org/ but according to their faq - they "do not provide special access ...
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Data set for original exchange a security traded on

I'm looking to find a data set containing a security ticker, company name and the original exchange it was listed on (NYSE, NASDAQ, OTC, etc.). Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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cryptocurrency historic data in fine granularity, e.g. minute bars [duplicate]

For daily OHLC data, I'm aware of all the wonderful resources on Quandl. But is there a good minute bar database for couple of the major cryptocurrencies, e.g. bitcoin, ether, etc. I don't need very ...
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Where can I get shapefiles for changing German territory during the Second World War?

I am looking to get ArcGIS shapefiles for changes in the territory of Germany throughout World War Two.
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Accessing historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers

I am looking for historical data from the U.S. Census of Manufacturers for the period from 1945 to today, and ideally even for the period before 1945. On this website, I found out that such data does ...
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Looking for historical data on NBA player-specific salaries and other contract information

I would like to find data that describe every player contract in the NBA, as far back into the past as possible. Optimally, this would include salary, term of contract, player agency, etc. I search ...
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Historic state-to-state migration in the US [duplicate]

A few month ago, I tried to obtain data on county-to-county migration in the US but realized that this data might be to specific to find. Now I try my luck with a less detailed version: I am looking ...
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Largest U.S. cities per state in 1950

I am looking for a data set that contains the largest city for every US American state in 1950. The data should contain the city name, the state name, the population and, if possible, longitude and ...
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US-County level - median income 1930 to 1990

I am looking for median income statistics per county for the time period from 1930 to 1990. I have found these median income statistics from 1960 to 1990 at the US census bureau. However, I seem to be ...
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Where can I find historical business address data for specific types of businesses?

I am interested in compiling a database with the address of every operating racetrack casino establishment in the USA, for each year from 1998 to present. This might sound like a difficult task. ...
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Dead Sea historical measurements 1930s to 1970s

I'm looking for historical Dead Sea water levels data. There's a good sequence from 1976 until today on a monthly basis, but there are some graphs that show measurement data from the 1930s. I'm ...
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Get Historic Temperature Data by GPS and Timestamp Using R

I have a dataset: ID Time Lat Long a 2016-06-01 10:35:26 41.79925 -71.33052 a 2016-06-01 10:35:57 41.80174 -71.33307 a 2016-06-01 10:37:30 41....
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Where can I find historical data for Italian weather (especially for hail storm)?

I need historical hailstorm data for Italian cities, day by day since 2014. I don't mind what format the data is in (csv, xml, etc...). Having a Web API would be great as well.
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Large datasets with user-reported birthdates (preferably older records)

I'm looking for some substantial (say >10k entries) datasets which contain birthdates which will have been user-reported, not recorded from or checked against official records. Ideally, these would ...
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Historical NCAA football poll rankings by week?

Is there a source for historical weekly poll rankings for NCAA football? Ideally something like the AP poll, but any of them would do, I would just like to look at yearly rankings in the beginning of ...
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Historical weather forecast compared to actual weather?

I am searching for a resource showing historical weather forecasts compared to actual weather data. I'm mainly interested in seeing how accurate various forecast services have been in the past, when ...
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Historical (pre-war) data on cities and towns in Germany

What I do: I'm trying to find and merge city-level data from various time periods: ~1900, ~1930 and ~1990. I already have data on election outcomes, and a few related measures. What's difficult: ...
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Where to get hourly weather data for Moscow region

I'm planning an outdoor event, and want to schedule it on a weekend with warmest nights, and the least probability of precipitation. My first take was querying forecast.io for hourly historical data. ...
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Historical arthritis rates for Americans since 1990 to present

I'm looking for the percent of people with doctor-diagnosed arthritis in America, yearly figures since 1990 to present, or whatever you have in that date range. I'm looking for tabular data. I found ...
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Data request: how long do consumers wait for certain discounts, savings, and bargains?

I'd like to know where I can find data regarding consumers' willingness to wait for discounts, bargains, savings, and so forth. Units can be in time, or in time per discount percent, etc. Related data ...
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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 weather forecast API

For a college project I need historical weather forecasts for europe up to 14 days for 2015 and 2106. The last two days I was desperately searching for API's with such data, but usually there is just ...
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Open dataset with historical plates/slides from astronomical surveys (absorption or emission spectra)?

The article 1917 astronomical plate has first-ever evidence of exoplanetary system inspired my inquiry, as the question has been on my mind for years: Where can I find star charts/plates from days ...
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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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Cryptocurrency historical prices

I'm looking for cryptocurrency historical data, including prices and market cap (either from exchanges or average price) of the main cryptocurrencies, namely: Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, Ethereum, Dash....
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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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Is there a way to download and use historical price data from Amazon? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction of if/how I can obtain historical price data (ie. how much a product, say a specific CD, sold for) for Amazon or similarly for eBay, etc. I ...
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Where can I find Historical GIS datasets?

I've been looking for a while for Historical GIS datasets. In a lot of places (also in answers here at StackExchange), people are referring to a great dataset at ThinkQuest, which contains detailed ...
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Russian Ruble exchange rate

I am looking for currency exchange data, specifically USDRUB and EURRUB quotes. I managed to find tick-by-tick data on the official site of the Moscow Exchange (MoEx). But I search data at a 15-30-...
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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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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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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 ...