Civil Liberties Cases held at the National Archives at Atlanta

A Selection of Cases from the Records of the U. S. District Courts in the States of:


How to Use this Report

The U. S. District Court cases in this report constitute a sample of cases relating to civil liberties in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration, Southeast Region (Atlanta). The Southeast Region has custody of records from the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Unless noted, all cases are civil action cases. These files were maintained by the Court as a permanent record of various proceedings in civil litigation. They contain papers filed with the Court including petitions, bills of complaint, transcripts of testimony, writs, answers, depositions, exhibits, motions, court orders, decrees, findings of fact, conclusions of law, affidavits, decisions, and other related papers. If the case was appealed to a higher court, then information and papers relating to that appeal were often included in the case files.

For More Information

All cases in this document are available for public review in the Public Research Rooms of the National Archives and Records Administration, Southeast Region (Atlanta). Advance notification of your visit is requested. Please call 770-968-2100 to make an appointment. All users must apply for a researcher's card, which requires a photo identification card.

Directions to NARA's Southeast Region in Atlanta

The Southeast Region Archives is located at 5780 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260, approximately ten miles south of Hartsfield Atlanta Airport. From downtown Atlanta, take I-75 South to Exit 233, Morrow. Make a left onto Georgia Highway 54/Jonesboro Road and proceed approximately one mile past the main entrance to Clayton College and State University; the NARA facility will be on the right.

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Alabama

U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (Birmingham) U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (Huntsville) U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama (Montgomery) U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama (Opelika) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama (Mobile) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama (Selma)

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Florida

U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (Tallahassee) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Jacksonville) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Tampa)

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Georgia

U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta) U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia (Albany) U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia (Athens) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia (Savannah)

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Mississippi

U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi (Biloxi) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi (Hattiesburg) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi (Jackson) U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi (Meridian)

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North Carolina

U. S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (Greensboro) U. S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (Charlotte)

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South Carolina

U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina (Charleston) U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina (Columbia) U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina (Orangeburg) U. S. District Court for the Western District of South Carolina (Anderson)

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Tennessee

U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee (Knoxville) U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee (Winchester) U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (Nashville) U. S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (Memphis)

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