Ed Sadlowski

Emma Best filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
Tracking #

1408876-000, DOJ-AP-2018-008762


Est. Completion None
Awaiting Appeal


From: Emma Best

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records relating to or mentioning Edward Sadlowski (September 10, 1938 – June 10, 2018), an American labor activist associated with "Steelworkers Fightback", a movement against corruption in the international United Steelworkers of America union. Sadlowski became the youngest president of his local union at U.S. Steel's South Works , later served as Director of District 31 (the union's largest district, encompassing Chicago and Gary, Indiana), and became known nationally during his attempt to become the international Union's president in 1977.

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.


Emma Best

  • Ed20Sadlowski2C20Fiery20Steelworkers20Insurgent2C20Dies20at207920-20The20New20York.pdf

  • FBI20fee20category20and20search20parameters.pdf

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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* [E7c38e8273deac60177c4f708aea1316c95a2cb37_Q36182_D2115169.pdf](https://efoia.fbi.gov/download-file/submission-7c38e8273deac60177c4f708aea1316c95a2cb37/qFeXaYkh5Z85ZjT/E7c38e8273deac60177c4f708aea1316c95a2cb37_Q36182_D2115169.pdf)

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  • E7c38e8273deac60177c4f708aea1316c95a2cb37_Q36182_D2115169.pdf

From: Emma Best

I am appealing the decision to, per the Bureau's letter, not perform cross-reference searches using terms and group names provided in the original request description, as explicitly requested in the original request.

  • E7c38e8273deac60177c4f708aea1316c95a2cb37_Q36182_D2115169.pdf

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

This message is to notify you of a new appeal submission to the FOIAonline application. Appeal information is as follows:
* Appeal Tracking Number: DOJ-AP-2018-008762
* Request Tracking Number: 1408876
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 09/28/2018
* Appeal Status: Submitted
* Description: FBI appeal

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

see attached



  • Ed20Sadlowski2C20Fiery20Steelworkers20Insurgent2C20Dies20at207920-20The20New20York.pdf

  • FBI20fee20category20and20search20parameters.pdf

  • E7c38e8273deac60177c4f708aea1316c95a2cb37_Q36182_D2115169.pdf

  • E7c38e8273deac60177c4f708aea1316c95a2cb37_Q36182_D2115169.pdf

  • Appeals Acknowledgement Letter008762