National Archives: Class 154, 156, and 158 case files

Ryan Swanzey filed this request with the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States of America.
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From: Ryan Swanzey

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

(1) RG: 0060, HMS ID#: 302122, HMS: UD-WW 5066, NND#: 66246, Series Title: Class 154 & 156 Secret Case Files
(2) RG: 0065, HMS ID#: 302138, HMS entry: UD-WW 5073, NND#: 67820, Series Title: Class 158 Secret Case Files

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Ryan Swanzey

From: MaryKay Schmidt

Dear Mr. Swanzey:

This is an informal response to your November 8, 2014, Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) request. You requested access to Record Group 60,
HMS entries UD-WW 5066 (Class 154 and 156 Secret Case Files) and UD-WW 5073
(Class 158 Secret Case Files).

Both of these entries have been processed and integrated into the following
RG 60 series:

Finding Aid entry A1-COR 154: Class 154 (Court of Claims) Litigation Case
Finding Aid entry A1-COR 156: Class 156 (Labor Management Relations)
Litigation Case Files
Finding Aid entry A1-COR 158: Class 158 (Internal Security Act of 1950)
Litigation Case Files

Are there specific case files in which you are interested? If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact me by email at or by telephone at 301-837-0596.


Special Access and FOIA Staff
National Archives and Records Administration

From: National Archives and Records Administration

A letter stating the request for reduced or waived fees has been rejected.

From: National Archives and Records Administration

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.