From the site: “The National Information Center (NIC) is a central repository of data about banks and other institutions for which the Federal Reserve has a supervisory, regulatory, or research interest, including both domestic and foreign banking organizations operating in the United States. This web site provides access to NIC data, allowing the public to search for detailed information about banking organizations.”
This site, from the St. Louis Fed, tracks bank mergers and histories for selected banks in the Eighth District (Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee).
Exciting news! The Wall Street Journal has historical stock quotes back to 1970.
Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America – A report from the Pew Commission on industrial farm animal production. (.pdf, 124 pages.)
From the National Science Foundation. Main areas of coverage include: Education, Federal Government, Industry, International, Research & Development, Social Dimensions, State and Workforce.