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Records Relating to Nike Missile Sites at the National Archives and Records Administration-Great Lakes Region (Chicago, IL)

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Record Group 21, Records of the United States District Courts (2 civil cases)

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Chicago, Civil Records, Civil Case Files, Case 71C2016 (not yet accessioned), Chicago Indian Village, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation; Michael Chosa, individually; and All Indian People Now Located on the Abandoned Nike Missile Site at Argonne, DuPage County, Illinois vs. Richard M. Nixon, Individually and as President of the United States of America; William Bauer, individually and as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois; Kenneth Dunbar, individually and as Regional Manager of the Atomic Energy Commission; John Doe, individually and as Head of the General Service Administration Police Force; Wendell Verduin, individually and as Regional Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity; William V. Hopf, individually and as State Attorney of DuPage County, Illinois; and Wayne S. Schimp, individually and as Sheriff of DuPage County, Illinois. The docket sheet is maintained in Archival Operations. The case file is in the Federal Records Center in the custody of the U.S. District Court, Chicago. Access to this case must be obtained through the U.S. District Court, Chicago.

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Chicago, Civil Records, Civil Case Files, 1938-1969, United States of America, Plaintiff, vs. 117.7449 Acres of Land, more or less, situate in the County of Cook, State of Illinois, and Andrew Rafacz, et al., Case Number 55C603. Location: 351/917865 (2 folders). Land condemnation case relating to Nike Site C-54 CL.

Record Group 77, Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers

Chicago District Standard Drawings of Civil and Military Projects, 1940-1960

Chicago Box Number 33/Roll Number 123
Detroit Nike Fallout Protection
Location: 205/827153-827155
Chicago Box Number 35/Roll Number 126
"Nikes"
Location: 205/827153-827155

Detroit District Standard Drawings of Civil and Military Projects, 1940-1960

Detroit Box Number 49
Selfridge Air Force Base
Nike Site D-14 & D-16 As Built, 1958
Location: 205/527093-527095
Detroit Box Number 74
Wayne County Nike Site D-61
1953-1954, As Built
Location: 205/827102-827104
Detroit Box Number 76
Utica Nike Site D-06, D-16
1954, As Built
Location: 205/827102-827104
Detroit Box Number 78
Hipar-Hercules Nike, 1962
(information only)
Location: 205/827102-827104
Detroit Box Number 79
Nike Pending Projects, 1954
Unnumbered Drawings (undated)
Location: 205/827093-827095
Detroit Box Number 80
Nike Grading Plans
Communications (undated & unnumbered)
Location: 205/827105-827107
Detroit Box Number 81
Nikes
Location: 205/827105-827107
Detroit Box Number 82
Nikes (all sites)
Location: 205/527105-527107
Detroit Box Number 83
Newport Nike, 1957
Sites 57-58
Location: 205/527105-527107
Detroit Box Number 84
Nike Areas (all sites), 1961
Fallout Shelter Drawings
Location: 205/527105-527107
Detroit Box Number 85
Commerce Nike, Site D-87, 1954-1956
Location: 205/827139
Detroit Box Number 88
Belle Isle Nike, As Built, 1953-1954
Sites D-23 & 26
Location: 205/827140
Detroit Box Number 95
Dyess Air Force Base, TX
Nike Fallout Protection
Location: 205/827111-827113
Detroit Box Number T 76
Selfridge Air Force Base
Rocket Storage, Checkout and Assembly
Building-Unit "B" Addition
Location: 205/827138-527138
Detroit Box Number T 85
K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base
Rocket Storage
Location: 205/827139-527139

Record Group 291, Records of the Federal Property Resources Service

Site Number Location Accession Number Stack Location
Nike Site C-80-C81 Arlington Heights, IL 67A232, Box 1 199/523790
Nike Site M-64 Muskego, WI 66A472, Box 15 199/823789
Nike Site C-48 Gary, IN 66A472, Box 7 199/823785
Nike Site D-86 Southfield, MI 66A472, Box 10 199/523786
Nike Site M-86 Menomonne Falls, WI 66A472, Box 16 199/523789
Nike Site C-44 Chicago, IL 66A102, Box 7A 199/823774
Nike Sites D-57 & D-58 Monroe County, MI 65A102, Box 3 199/523770
Nike Sites D-57 & D-58 Newport, MI 63A505, Box 12 199/523747
Nike Site 17 St. Clair County, MI 61A128, Box 3 199/523730
Nike Sites D-85 & D-86 Southfield Twp., MI 61A128, Box 3 199/523730
Nike Site C-L-34L Cleveland, OH 63A505, Box 6 199/523744
Nike Site CL-34 Warrenville Heights, OH 64A723, Box 13 199/823755
Nike Site D-51 Grosse Ile, MI 66A102, Box 15 199/823778
Nike Site 59 Parma, OH 62A490, Box 2 199/523739

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