DISTRICT COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES,
RECORD GROUP 21
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Serves as the trial courts of general federal jurisdiction.

Lou Gehrig Correspondence

Lou Gehrig Correspondence

ca. 1930-1932

New York Yankee star Lou Gehrig was very specific about his requirements for the bats that he purchased...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia
Charlie Berry Correspondence

Charlie Berry Correspondence

ca. 1930-1932

Charlie Berry was a player for the Chicago White Sox when he wrote a letter to the Hannah Manufacturing Co. showing interest...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia
Over the Fence with Louisville Sluggers

Over the Fence

ca. 1930-1932

This advertisement notes players' statistics in order to promote the Louisville Slugger baseball bat...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia
Mel Ott's Death

Mel Ott's Death

1958-1963

Former New York Giant Mel Ott died in a head-on collision with a car driven by a contractor named Leslie Curry, an African American man...

Tags: Baseball | Mississippi
Ty Cobb's Estate

Ty Cobb's Estate

1963

After Ty Cobb's death, his daughter claimed that he intended for her to inherit his Coca-Cola stock...

Tags: Baseball | Georgia | Hall of Fame
Little League Court Case

Little League Court Case

1972

In 1972, The Lannon Manufacturing Company sued Little League and Athlone Industries over controversy...

Tags: Baseball | Little League | Tennessee
Hill v. TVA Complaint

Hill v. TVA

February 18, 1976

Upon discovering that the snail darter would be adversely affected by the damming of the Tennessee River, Hiram Hill—a law student at University of Tennessee...

Tags: Dam Construction | Tennessee
Sequoyah v. TVA

Sequoyah v. TVA

October 1979

The plaintiffs in this lawsuit are two bands of the Cherokee Indian nation and three individual Cherokee Indians. The plaintiffs claimed that the land...

Tags: Cemeteries | Dam Construction | Native Americans | Tennessee
The Right To Vote

The Right To Vote

1871

After the Civil War, some white citizens used a variety of tactics to prevent African Americans from voting...

Tags: African Americans | South Carolina
Peonage in Alabama

Peonage

May 1903

Peonage became a way of life in the South soon after the Civil War, with thousands of freedmen and poor whites...

Tags: African Americans | Alabama