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Family Search
Family Search (developed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) provides an free interface to search a number of historic records
Frontier Life [via Adam Matthew]
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Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters tells the story of frontiers in North America, Australasia and Africa, allowing scholars to better understand the nature and significance of these regions at various points from the eighteenth century up until the twentieth century.
Coverage: 1650-1920
Food and Drink in History [via Adam Matthew Digital]
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Explores five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink. Collectively, these materials illustrate linkage between food, identify, politics, power, gender, race and socio-economic status. Includes printed and manuscript cookbooks, advertising ephemera, government reports, films, and illustrated content documenting evolution within everyday life and the public sphere. International content includes a range of food cultures and traditions.
Coverage: 1500s - 2005
Feminist Periodicals
From Office of the Gender and Women's Studies Librarian at University of Wisconsin, this resources provides digitized table of contents pages of 150 academic journals and pop culture magazines for researchers and scholars to view what is currently being published in the field of Gender and Women's Studies.
Fūzoku Gahō (via JapanKnowledge)

The journal, Fūzoku Gahō, was originally published in Tokyo between February 1889 and March 1916 in 518 issues with over 38,000 articles. It is said that Fūzoku Gahō was the first graphic magazine produced in Japan.  The articles published on the journal cover a wide range of subjects, including social and cultural trends and conditions in the Edo, Meiji, and Taisho periods, customs, history, literature, things/objects and affairs, geography, war and disasters.

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Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo)–California
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Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo) is a research portal to find and view high-definition, color Fire Insurance Maps, Real Estate Atlases, Plat Books, and other historical maps showing building structures, building construction details, property ownership, property uses, and other useful information.

UC Davis has licensed the maps for the state of California.

Tags: Maps
Fastats [via CDC] [via U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention]
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U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) web guide "provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically [from Access to Health Care to Women's Health]. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages."
Fihrist [Union Catalogue]

“This catalogue provides a searchable interface to basic manuscript descriptions from some of the major manuscript collections in the UK. With the continuing contribution of manuscript records from UK libraries, Fihrist aims to become a union catalogue for manuscripts in Arabic script.”

Francis [OA via CNRS ]

This database is the combined archive  of two bibliographic indexes, Pascal and Francis. They provide multidisciplinary and multilingual coverage of humanities and social sciences. Source documents include journal articles, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and reports.  It was produced and is now hosted as an open access resource by the Institut de l’Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.

Coverage: 1972-2015