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Classification 176: Anti-Riot Laws

This classification was established in 1968 to investigate possible violations of the anti-riot provisions of the Civil Right Act of 1968. This included the investigation of individuals who crossed national or state boundaries in order to participate in any type of civil disorder. Anyone or any group teaching or demonstrating the use of firearms, explosives, or incendiary devices which interfered with interstate commerce or a federal protected activity was investigated.

NARA holdings for Classification 176: Anti-Riot Laws

The following records under Classification 176: Anti-Riot Laws are not yet described in NARA's online catalog. Please contact NARA's Special Access Program at with your reference request.

Record GroupFinding Aid EntrySeries Title
65UD UP 146Classification 176 - Field Office Case Files (Pittsburgh, Salt Lake, Seattle, Washington)
65UD UP 25Classification 176 - Field Office Case Files and Index
65A1 104Classification 176 - Headquarters and Field Office Case Files and Indexes, 1968-1971
65UD UP 17Classification 176 - Headquarters and Field Office Case Files
65UD UP 26Classification 176 - Headquarters Case Files
65UD UP 25 AClassification 176 - Headquarters File 176-1677
65UD UP 142Classification 176 - Seattle Field Office, Case File 1976-66

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