Barry E. Black, FBI file

Nick Martin filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking #

1425390-000, 1425489-000




From: Nick Martin

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all documents or FBI files pertaining to Barry E. Black, an obituary of whom was published in The Tribune-Democrat on November 26, 2018 under the headline "Klan leader from Johnstown dies." A PDF of the obituary is attached to this request and may also be found at:

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Nick Martin

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: Nick Martin


Please see the attached response indicating I am willing to pay the estimated fees specified in this letter. CD duplication is my preferred way of receiving the documents.

Thank you,

Nick Martin
Southern Poverty Law Center

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

The FBI has received your additional correspondence regarding your Freedom of Information/Privacy Act (FOIPA) request and it has been forwarded to the assigned analyst for review and determination.


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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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