|Submitted||Feb. 3, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
My name is Marcia Chatelain and I'm a professional historian and professor at Georgetown University. I am writing a book about McDonald's in minority communities between 1968-1990. I am requesting information on any small business loans granted to minority McDonald's franchisees in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Cleveland, New York, or St. Louis during this time.
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.
This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d28114e31a)
* Tracking Number: SBA-2017-000569
* Requester Name: Marcia Chatelain
* Date Submitted: 02/03/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: Any small business loans granted to minority McDonald's franchisees in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Cleveland, New York, or St. Louis during this time (1968-1990.)
This is in response to your request for information on "Any small business loans granted to minority McDonald's franchisees in Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Cleveland, New York, or St. Louis during this time (1968-1990.)"
The information that our agency has determined is releasable is regarding our SBA 7a and 504 loan information is now available on a public website at https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba-performance/open-government/foia/frequently-requested-records/sba-7a-504-loan-data-reports. The report is in excel format, which allows individuals to sort the data by each category listed. The information contained in the report is for the period 1/1/90 to the current month minus 30 days.
We trust that the above information fully satisfies your FOIA request. Your request will be closed in this office. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
William (Bill) Brown
U.S. Small Business Administration
Office of Capitol Access
Thank you for your response. I was interested in data before 1990. Where can I get that data?
The data we have on file is only dated back to 1/1/1990.
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