The FBI Files of Billie Holiday

Thanks to the wonders of the web (not to mention the Freedom of Information Act), I happened to come across some documents relating to the arrest of Billie Holiday. Files include a variety of interesting things, including newspaper clippings, and letters to and from J. Edgar Hoover. Take a look!

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  4. Martin

    Wow, thanks to the Information Act! I would never have thought this would be found (or released!), it is really interesting to read about Billie Holiday’s troubles with the authorities.
    Do you have anything on Charlie Parker as well?

    Keep up the good work with your blog,
    Martin

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