FBI Investigation and Surveillance Records, 1919-[ongoning].

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Theoharis, Athan G.,. FBI Investigation and Surveillance Records, 1919-[ongoning].

FBI Investigation and Surveillance Records, 1919-[ongoning].

Photocopies of case files, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, largely concerning the agency's investigations of political dissent. Notable files include those on Albert Einstein, the House Committee on Un-American Activities, Joseph McCarthy, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Watergate, and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. The collection also contains the J. Edgar Hoover Official and Confidential File.

120 cubic ft.

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