Lorraine Vivian Hansberry

Overview


Alternate Name: Lorraine Vivian Hansberry Nemiroff
Alias: John Henry
Born: 19 May 1930
Died: 12 January 1965

Files Held by the National Archives

100-PH-44090
100-NY-107297 v. 1
100-NY-107297 v. 2
100-NY-107297 v. 3
100-NY-107297 v. 4
100-WFO-27468

FOIA Information


This release contains documents newly reviewed as of March 2015, with fewer redactions, which includes the release of names of informants.

Letter 1 – "Documents Released"
Letter 2 – "Department of State Release"

Documents

SERIAL DATE DOCUMENT CROSS-REFERENCES
100-HQ-235405-1 1943 September 30 L. R. Forney to Hoover • Carl Augustus Hansberry
• Carl Hansberry Jr.
• Nannie Louise Hansberry
• Mamie Hansberry
• Perry Hansberry
100-HQ-3-36-686 1950 May 10 SAC Milwaukee to Director
100-HQ-359192-208 1951 July 3 Report of the Milwaukee Field Office
100-HQ-7660-5172 1951 December 20 Domestic Intelligence Report
100-HQ-7660-5243 1952 January 18 Domestic Intelligence Report
100-HQ-7660-5265 1952 April 11 Weekly Summary of Domestic Intelligence
100-HQ-3-4-7109 1952 April 18 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-3-4-1477 1952 April 19 Report of the Philadelphia Field Office
100-HQ-264688-229 1952 May 20 SAC WFO to Director
100-HQ-393031-1 1952 July 21 Director to SAC Chicago
162-HQ-60527-30402 1952 July 21 Name Check Summary
100-HQ-354634-29 1952 August 4 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-1 1952 June 22 News Clipping
100-HQ-7660-5361 1952 August 7 Index of Important Persons
100-HQ-393633-1 1952 August 14 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-135-34-594 1952 September 30 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-351326-1 1953 January 6 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-3-4-7145 1953 January 19 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-378584-33 1953 February 12 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-3 1953 February 27 Report of the Chicago Field Office • Martin L. Croak (SA)
• E. K. Deane (SA)
• Carl N. Freyman (SA)
• Frank C. Rice
• Irma Hansberry
• Alexander D. Manson (SA)
• Andrew Remes
• Albert Rundbaken (SA)
• Paul Robeson
100-HQ-393031-2 1953 February 27 SAC Chicago to Director
100-HQ-378584-34 1953 February 28 Report of the Philadelphia Field Office
65-HQ-15377-14 1953 March 20 Report of Newark Field Office
100-HQ-393031-1 1953 March 30 SAC New York to Director • Carl Hansberry
• Irma Hansberry
• Mamie L. Hansberry
100-HQ-400843-1 1953 April 1 Report of the Milwaukee Field Office
100-HQ-393031-5 1953 August 4 SAC WFO to Director • Kenneth J. Haser (SA)
• Mildred Smith
100-HQ-393031-6 1953 October 14 SAC New York to Director • Nannie L. Hansberry
100-HQ-393031-7 1953 October 14 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-8 1953 November 20 SAC Chicago to Director
100-HQ-393031-9 1953 November 27 Report of the Washington Field Office • Mrs. E. Berkowitz
• Carl Augustus Hansberry Sr.
• Nannie Perry Hansberry
• Anna Mae Walton
100-HQ-393031-11 1953 December 18 Report of the New York Field Office • Richard H. Blasser (SA)
• Louis E. Burnham
• Sabino P. Carone (SA)
• R. S. Charlton
• John W. Dooley (SA)
• Nannie Perry Hansberry
• V. J. Jerome
• Claudia Jones
• Helga Kittleson
• John H. Kleinkauf (SA)
• Harold R. Medina
• John Meyer
• August J. Micek (SA)
• Leo Nemiroff
• Mae Baron Nemiroff
• Robert Nemiroff
• Paul Robeson (AKA John Thomas)
• Herbert Romerstein
• Theodore P. Rosack (SA)
• Adeline Shine
• Roosevelt Ward Jr.
100-HQ-393031-10 1953 December 18 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-12 1954 February 26 Report of the New York Field Office • Archibald Carey Jr.
• Joseph J. MacFarlane (A)
• Alden C. McCray (A)
• Robert J. McKinley (SE)
• Robert Nemiroff
• Leroy Dene Wedge Jr. (A)
100-HQ-409709-9 1954 April 26 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-411193-3 1954 June 3 Director to SAC New York
100-43795-47 1954 December 14 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-350512-625 1955 February 10 SAC New York to Director
100-378584-103 1955 July 29 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-13 1955 August 13 SAC New York to Director • Estelle Berkowitz
• Louis E. Burnham
• V. J. Jerome
• Paul Robeson (AKA John Thomas)
• Andrew Remes
100-HQ-393031-14 1956 May 29 SAC New York to Director • Robert Nemiroff (AKA Bob Rolfe)
100-HQ-16912-450 1956 July 27 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-15 1956 August 10 SAC New York to Director • Gustav V. Abrandt (SA)
• Donald P. Adams (SA)
• Estelle Berkowitz
• Richard H. Blasser (SA)
• Thomas J. Devine (SA)
• Simon W. Gerson
• Chester J. Gustowski (SA)
• Rosalie Lee Ingram
• John V. Jackolski (SA)
• John E. Keary (SA)
• Charles Loman
• August J. Micek (SA)
• Betty Millard
• Paul R. Milton
• Edward J. Mulholland (SA)
• Grady O’Cummings III
• Arnold Pearl
• Paul Robeson
• Lester Rodney
• Mary Ryan
• Howard Da Silva
• Leo Healey Townsend
• Nathan Wasserstein
• Leroy Dene Wedge Jr. (SA)
100-HQ-393031-16 1956 August 10 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-17 1956 August 31 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-[not recorded] 1956 October 2 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-18 1956 October 11 Report of the New York Field Office • Estelle Berkowitz
• Thomas J. Devine (SA)
• Grady O’Cummings III
100-HQ-43795-97 1957 January 23 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031 1957 February 20 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-19 1957 October 21 Report of the New York Field Office • Paul Robeson Sr.
100-HQ-393031-20 1957 October 21 SAC New York to Director • Earl W. Baker (SA)
• Thomas J. Devine (SA)
• Paul Robeson
• Charles D. Shores (SA)
100-HQ-393031-[not recorded] 1958 August 22 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-21 1958 August 25 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-22 1958 September 5 Director to SAC New York
100-HQ-393031-24 1958 October 21 SAC New York to Director • Thomas J. Devine (SA)
• John A. Haag (SA)
100-HQ-393031-23 1958 October 24 Report of the New York Field Office • Robert Nemiroff
100-HQ-393031-25 1959 January 2 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-26 1959 January 16 SAC Chicago to Director
100-HQ-393031-34 1959 January 22 SAC New York to Director • Leonard William Auerbach
• William Gibberson
• Philip Rose
100-HQ-393031-27 1959 January 23 SAC New York to Director • Sidney Poitier
• Lloyd Richards
100-HQ-393031-31 1959 January 27 SAC Philadelphia to Director • Carl E. Hennrich (SA)
• Henry T. Murdock
• Sidney Poitier
100-HQ-393031-30 1959 January 28 SAC New Haven to Director • Sidney Poitier
100-HQ-393031-29 1959 January 28 SAC Philadelphia to Director • Ruby Dee
• Ivan Dixon
• John Fielder
• Jerry Gaghan
• Carl E. Hennrich (SA)
• Herbert Marshall
• Claudia McNeil
• Henry T. Murdock
• Sidney Poitier
• Wayne Robinson
• Izzy Rowe
• Ernie Schier
• Barbara L. Wilson
100-HQ-393031-28 1959 January 29 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-32 1959 February 5 Norris S. Harzenstein to SAC Philadelphia • Jerry Gaghan
100-HQ-393031-32 1959 February 6 SAC Philadelphia to Director • Norris S. Harzenstein (SA)
• Carl E. Hennrich (SA)
• Sidney Poitier
100-HQ-393031-33 1959 February 16 SAC Philadelphia to Director • Harry C. Belk (SA)
• Benjamin Bernstein
• Evelyn Bernstein
• Forrest F. Burgess (SA)
• Otis L. Burton (SA)
• Abraham Caesar
• Mollie Caesar
• Martha Dobkin
• William Dobkin
• Yetta Engel
• Rev. Kenneth Ripley Forbes
• William S. Gailmor
• John J. Huber
• Samuel Kenin
• Theodore C. Kirkpatrick (SA)
• Edith Levy
• Leonard Levy
• Sidney Poitier
• Edwin L. Washington
100-HQ-393031-35 1959 March 24 SAC Chicago to Director • John E. Keating (SA)
100-HQ-393031-36 1959 March 30 SAC New York to Director • Norris S. Harzenstein
• Roosevelt Ward Jr. (Doug Turner)
105-HQ-73671-146 1959 April 20 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-37 1959 April 21 SAC New York to Director • Leonard William Auerbach
• Benjamin J. Davis Jr.
• Ruby Davis (Ruby Dee)
• Robert Barron Nemiroff
• Sidney Poitier
• Philip Rose
• Jack Shulman
100-HQ-393031-[not recorded] 1959 April 28 SAC New York to Director • Benjamin J. Davis Jr.
• Nina Davis
• W. E. B. Du Bois
• Lil Goodman
100-HQ-393031-38 1959 July 6 Hoover to Security DOS
100-HQ-393031-40 1959 August 14 Legal Attaché Paris to Director
100-HQ-393031-41 1959 August 26 Legal Attaché London to Director
100-HQ-393031-42 1959 October 19 Report of the New York Field Office • J. N. Bowers (SA)
• Benjamin J. Davis Jr.
• Thomas J. Devine (SA)
• E. P. Grigalus (SA)
• John A. Haag (SA)
• Norman McCabe (ASAC)
• Leroy W. Sheets (SA)
• Jack Shulman
100-HQ-393031-39 1959 October 27 Legal Attaché London to Director
105-HQ-43756-23 1959 December 22 Report of the New York Field Office
105-HQ-43756-23 1960 January 11 Director to SAC WFO
105-HQ-43756-25 1960 January 28 Director to SAC New York
100-HQ-432529 1960 February 29 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-44 1960 September 9 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-44 1960 September 9 Report of the New York Field Office • John A. Haag (SA)
100-HQ-393031-[not recorded] 1961 April 11 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-45 1961 September 6 Report of the New York Field Office • John A. Haag (SA)
100-HQ-393031-46 1962 September 6 Report of the New York Field Office • Sarah Friedman
• John A. Haag (SA)
• Robert Barron Nemiroff
• Norval Welch
100-HQ-393031-46 1962 September 19 Director to SAC New York
100-HQ-393031-47 1962 October 5 Report of the New York Field Office • Sarah Friedman
• John A. Haag (SA)
• Robert E. Jenkins (SA)
• Jack H. Lupton (SA)
• Robert Barron Nemiroff
• Ethel Klein Newton
• Leo Silverman
• Norval Welch
105-HQ-64853-15 1963 January 3 American Embassy, Mexico to Department of State
105-HQ-20110-353 1963 January 9 SAC New York to Director • Ossie Davis
• Ruby Dee
• Paul P. Kennedy
• Paul K. Morris
• David Alfaro Siqueiros
105-HQ-87964-249 1963 March 25 Report of the New York Field Office
97-HQ-4114-2 1963 April 8 SAC New York to Director
157-HQ-6-A-[not recorded] 1963 May 27 Racial Matters–General
157-HQ-6-34-83 1963 May 28 SAC New York to Director • David Baldwin
• James Baldwin
• Harry Belafonte
• Edwin D. Berry
• Kenneth Clark
• Lena Horne
• Clarence B. Jones
• Burke Marshall
• June Shagaloff
• Jerome Smith
• Rip Torn
157-HQ-6-69 1963 May 30 G. H. Scatterday to Al Rosen • David Baldwin
• James Baldwin
• Harold George Belafonte
• Carl Braden
• Louis F. Budenz
• Edwin C. Berry
• Minnijean Brown
• Kenneth Clark
• Benjamin Davis
• J. Edgar Hoover
• Lena Horne
• Clarence Benjamin Jones
• Martin Luther King
• Stanley Levison
• Burke Marshall
• Robert Barron Nemiroff
• Hunter Pitts O’Dell
• Paul Robeson Sr.
• Ethel Rosenberg
• Julius Rosenberg
• June Shagaloff
• Jerome Smith
• Rip Torn
157-HQ-6-34-78 1963 May 31 No information • Edith Bogat
• Roussan Camille
• Nicholas Roude
157-HQ-6-34-105 1963 June 7 [redacted] to Marshall
157-HQ-6-34-105 1963 June 14 Director to Attorney General • Thais Aubrey
• Edward Fales
• Burke Marshall
• Robert P. Mills
• June Shagaloff
157-HQ-6-34-105 1963 June 14 Al Rosen to Alan Belmont • Thais Aubrey
• David Baldwin
• James Baldwin
• Harry Belafonte
• Edwin C. Berry
• Kenneth Clark
• Edward Fales
• Lena Horne
• Clarence B. Jones
• Robert P. Mills
• Henry Morgenthau
• Jerome Smith
• Rip Torn
100-HQ-393031-[not recorded] 1963 June 17 SAC New York to Director
157-HQ-970-353 1963 August 12 SAC Los Angeles to Director
100-HQ-393031-48 1964 February 27 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-[not recorded] 1964 May 11 New York Letterhead Memorandum
100-HQ-420533-12 1964 May 27 Report of the New York Field Office
157-HQ-6-53-386 1964 June 5 SAC WFO to Director
100-HQ-420533 1964 June 15 Routing Slip
1964 July 1 New York Letterhead Memorandum
100-HQ-393031-[not recorded] 1964 July 27 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-340922-494 1964 December 11 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-420533-13 1964 December 16 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-393031-49 1965 January 22 SAC New York to Director
100-HQ-109110-25 1966 January 31 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-393031-45 1969 September 6 Report of the New York Field Office
100-HQ-107297 1969 September 20 Director to SAC New York
100-HQ-393031 1969 September 23 SAC New York to Director