Home/ Resources


These Resources for researchers and educators provide a wealth of tools for exploring the topics presented on this website.


Interactive research projects which present detailed analysis in innovative ways:

»  Mary Ferrell Database. An electronic version of Mary Ferrell's original index cards of information on thousands of names.

»  Mary Ferrell Chronologies. Detailed day-by-day and minute-by-minute chronology of the JFK assassination and the lives of Lee Oswald and Jack Ruby.

»  CIA Cryptonyms. Look up definitions of the cryptonyms which appear in CIA files, and help us build a more complete listing. Decode and share!

»  CIA Pseudonyms & Aliases. A sister project to the Cryptonyms page, where internal pseudonyms and externally-used aliases are documented.

»  Dealey Plaza Witness Database. Stewart Galanor's visual database of Dealey Plaza witnesses and what they said about the direction and number of shots.

»  JFK Database Explorer. Browse, search, and filter over 300,000 records of metadata describing the contents of the documents in the JFK Collection.

»  JFK Act Releases. Information about the JFK document releases since 2017, including links to news, essays and discussions of issues and anomalies, and the documents themselves.


Walkthroughs of documents and other materials related to an important topic.

»  Formation of the Warren Commission. The revealing President phone calls and government memos which led to the creation of the Warren Commission.

»  Warren Commission Executive Sessions. Formerly-secret transcripts of the behind-the-scenes deliberations of the Commissioners.

»  Vietnam in Late 1963. The development of plans for a full withdrawal from Vietnam in 1963.

Book Resources

Book resource pages provide a variety of links and archive materials to supplement the selected book.

»  Book Previews. Selected book chapters and excerpts are available for reading online.

»  Tipping Point. Read Larry Hancock's book online, or order a paperback copy.

»  Hear No Evil. Essays by the author and others, documents related to the acoustics evidence, a MFF interview with the author, and more.

»   The Twelve Who Built the Oswald Legend. This book-length series of essays is fully online here at MFF.

»  State Secret. This book is published online here at MFF.

»  Inside the ARRB. Interviews with the author, an online documentary appendix, research articles, and more.

»  Legacy of Secrecy. Links to online documents cited in the book, and related resources on some of the topics covered.

»  The War Conspiracy. Links to essays by Peter Dale Scott, online videos, and more resources related to the book.

»  The Last Investigation. Links to more information on the people and stories in investigator Gaeton Fonzi's narrative.

»  Oswald in New Orleans. An unpublished appendix of documents and a "live index" accompany Harold Weisberg's classic book.

»  Ultimate Sacrifice. The declassified documents behind Lamar Waldron's controversial thesis of a coup in Cuba planned for late 1963.

About Resources

Help - Need help? Start here.

MFF Store - The MFF Store is now a virtual store, but retains links for purchasing titles on amazon.com and other outlets.

Mary Ferrell Foundation Press - The Mary Ferrell Foundation Press publishes, in paperback form, classic books and hard-to-find reports.

Press Room - Writing about the MFF? Please check our Press Room for useful information.

Other Resources - Visit our page of links to other online resources.

Site Map - A quick guide to the entire site.

© Mary Ferrell Foundation. All Rights Reserved. |Site Map |MFF Policies |Contact Us