J. Louis Engdahl Papers (1885-1981, bulk 1912-1932)
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Scottsboro Trial [series]:

The Scottsboro Trial series (0.25 linear feet) is made up primarily of clippings, but also photographs, correspondence, and writings, relating to Engdahl's work and travels on behalf of the Scottsboro defense effort. Included are two speeches in Norwegian that may have been written by Engdahl and possibly also by Ada Wright (at least, they are attributed to Engdahl and to Ada Wright in their titles). Other documents relating to the Scottsboro case can be found scattered throughout the collection, particularly in the Correspondence series.

Writings [subseries]:
Box   8  
"Ada Wrights Tal.,"  undated

(speech in Norwegian; by Engdahl or Wright?)

Box   8  
"J. Louis Engdahl tal. med Scottsboronegrernas mor.,"  undated

(speech in Norwegian; by Engdahl?)

Box   8  
Ada Wright, with envelope,  undated

(possibly a commercially printed postcard?)

Box   8  
Miscellaneous: photographic postcards,  1932 and  undated (2 items)
Publications (serials and pamphlets)
Box   8  
"Redt de 7 negers van scottsboro," Roode Hulp (Amsterdam), No. 6,  June 1932
Box   8  
Various,  1932-1937 and  undated

(stored in boxes 12 and 14, oversize)

Box   8  
"Pours les Noirs de Scottsboro" ["For the Blacks of Scottsboro"], La Défense , pp. 1-2,  July 29, 1932
Box   8  
"Libérons les nègres de Scottsboro: Eda Wright, mère de deux des jeune nègres, est à Paris," ["Let Us Free the Negroes of Scottsboro. Eda Wright, Mother of Two of the Young Negroes, Is in Paris"], La Défense , pp. 1-2,  June 3, 1932

("Eda Wright" is actually Ada Wright)

Box   8  
"Moren som kjemper for sine to gutters liv. Hvordan en amerikansk cherif lager voldteksaker. Ada Wright taler på Rådhusplassen ikveld," Ny Tid , p. 1 & 4,  July 11, 1932 (2 copies)

(Norwegian; approximate translation of beginning of title, "Mother thus fights for the lives of her two sons.")