FBI Files on "The Northern League"

John Jackson filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: John Jackson


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Please search the FBI’s indices to the Central Records System for any and all information responsive to this request related to: "THE NORTHERN LEAGUE" a racist and antisemitic far-right organization that operated in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The NORTHERN LEAGUE's North American office opened in 1958 according to the far-right publication RIGHT (November 1958). The existence of an FBI file on the Northern League was noted on noted in part 2 of the FBI File of WILLIS CARTO (1926-2014): FOI/PA# 1339107-0. At various times the Northern League listed its mailing address as: "E.L. ANDERSON, Ph.D" (pseudonm of Willis Carto), P.O. Box 67, Sausalito, California. Post Office Box 180, San Francisco, California, and WILLIS CARTO, Box 186, San Francisco, California.

The NORTHERN LEAGUE was also closely associated with THE NATIONAL STATES RIGHTS PARTY.

The NORTHERN LEAGUE published a series of magazines and journals. Among them are:

The NORTHLANDER: A monthly review of Pan-Nordic affairs (sometimes subtitled: A Review of Nordic Affairs)
Editor: EDWARD LANGFORD (Pseudonym for ROGER PEARSON)
Associate Editors: DAVID FORDYCE, RONALD BRYDEN, PETER J. HUXLEY-BLYTHE
Addresses for THE NORTHLANDER:
w2: Rolland Steet. Dunfirmline. Scotand
Editorial Offices: PO. Box 444
Clarendon Cross, London, W. 11
or
P0. BOX 713.
Sausailto. California.

NORTHERN WORLD: A Journal of North European Friendship (sometimes subtitled: A Cultural Non-Political Journal).
Addresses:
P.O. Box 444
Clarendon Cross, London, W. 11.
Also:
HARVEY E. JEFFRIES
569 Boyd St.
Chase City Virginia

NORTHERN WORLD was succeeded by WESTERN DESTINY in 1964,
Edited by E.L. ANDERSON (pseudonym for WILLIS CARTO) and EDWARD LANGFORD (pseudonym for ROGER PEARSON)

THE VIRGINIAN (approx. 1955-1959), Edited by WILLIAM STEPHENSON and LACY JEFFRIES both associated with "THE VIRGINIA LEAGUE"
Addresses:
P.O. Box 494, Newport News Virginia.
or
310 53rd St. Newport New, Virginia
When the THE VIRGINIAN folded in 1959, it was subsumed by THE THUNDERBOLT, the official publication of THE NATIONAL STATES RIGHTS PARTY. Address: P. 0 . Box 781, Birmingham, Alabama.\

FOLK: A Monthly Study of People and Culture
Eds. ROGER PEARSON and E.L. ANDERSON (pseudonym for WILLIS CARTO)
Coventry UK and/or Sausilito CA

A publication entitled: "First national directory of "rightist" groups, publications, and some individuals in the United States and some foreign countries." Compiled and distributed by Alert Americans Association, Los Angeles.Sausalito, Calif., Distributed by the Noontide Press, 1962: listed the home of the NORTHERN LEAGUE as: The Noontlde Press; Box 713; Sausallto, Callf. Cf : The Northern League.
The Northern League; 23 Rolland St.; Dunfermlne, Scotland

In 1965 the address was listed as: NORTHERN LEAGUE AGENCY OF NORTH AMERICA, LAKELAND, FLORIDA,

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.

Sincerely,

John Jackson

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