Lieutenant Colonel Adam E. Potts Spies for Chase and FBI

These lists of students were sent by the head of ROTC to Ray P. Chase. Potts’ recruited students to infiltrate left-wing student organizations and collect names for Potts, who sent them to Chase. Chase requests their addresses, and their “nationality,” which was a code word for whether or not they were Jews.

SourceMinnesota Historical Society, RPC Box 43 Folder: March–June 1939.RightsCourtesy of the Minnesota Historical SocietyCoverageUniversity of MinnesotaTime Period1930s