We know have links to individual reports from the FBI’s Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room in our catalog. You will find reports on Albert Einstein, Lucille Ball and other famous folks when searching by name. If you’d rather see the categories, go to Electronic Reading Room. From the website:

What do Jackie Kennedy, the Beatles, Albert Einstein, Gracie Allen, Thurgood Marshall, and Walter Winchell have in common?

Give up? They are all part of historical FBI records… though for a variety of different reasons. One had a background investigation for government service. One received extortionate threats. One had open communist affiliations. One needed security for a family trip abroad. One actively helped FBI investigations. One tried to smuggle jewelry into the U.S. And not necessarily in that order.