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SearchKat is a searchable database built on Apache Solr. The database was created with the purpose of being able to search Hurricane Katrina narratives that were gathered from survivors. The project was carried out in Spring 2015 in CS4624 (Multimedia, Hypertext, and Information Access) with Dr. Edward Fox as the professor and Dr. Katie Carmichael as the project client. SearchKat has user specified word groupings which were determined by Dr. Carmichael in order to make the database thematically searchable, with each of these word groupings being considered a theme. The system can both search by these word groupings as well as by generic word associations such as synonyms. The database has customized fields displayed when a query is performed. We have created a CSV file which stores the filename, line number, and line content for each line through all of the files. We use this information to display this relevant data whenever a search is performed.