PROJECT 1947 is a world-wide effort to document
the origins of the modern UFO phenomenon. Research for the project
has yielded many early-era UFO reports via the FOIA, newspaper
articles and contemporary accounts. Some of the material gathered
by PROJECT 1947 is on display here.
PROJECT 1947 is always looking for volunteers to help continue
the search for new UFO documents and help process them for the
published PROJECT 1947 volumes.
Please read the PROJECT 1947 Information
letter and contact the PROJECT-1947 co-ordinator, Jan Aldrich, if you
have any questions.
To enable researchers from around the world to network,
exchange documents, and provide information about new FOIA
releases of UFO-related materials, PROJECT 1947 operates a
computer mailing list. Volunteers assisting the project are given
automatic membership to the list. Please mail the listmaster for details.
PROJECT 1947 is an attempt to enhance the future of UFO
research by establishing a solid collection of official UFO
documents, newspaper articles and personal accounts from the
beginning of the modern UFO era.
The first volume of material collected by PROJECT 1947 has been
published by the UFO Research Coalition as PROJECT 1947: A
Preliminary Report. An extensive collection of 1947
UFO reports and newspaper accounts from the U.S.A. is supplemented
by a compilation of significant sightings from Scandinavia,
France, Australia and other countries.
By compiling a definitive history to show "how we got here from
there", the way to future UFO research projects and FOIA requests
will become much clearer. Persons interested in aiding the project
are always welcome.