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Jews -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Benton family Leo Frank papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1167
Scope and Content This collection contains documents pertaining to the 1913 murder of Mary Phagan and the murder trial of Leo Frank. Newspaper articles and a dissertation describe the details of the trial and Frank's lynching as well as new witness for the case and the push for a pardon for Frank in the 1980s. Also included are genealogy papers on the Phagan family.
Dates: 1891-2015

Leo Frank papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS91
Scope and Content This collection primarily consists of correspondence. There are letters of sympathy and support sent to Leo Frank and Lucille Selig Frank throughout his incarceration and after his death. Letters to the Franks are often written by many of the same people and share similar content. Also included is correspondence from members of the Frank and Selig families, from Frank's attorneys, from newspaper publishers and reporters, and to Governor Slaton on behalf of Leo Frank. In addition, the...
Dates: 1912-1916, undated

Tom Watson Brown ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS1110
Scope and Content This collection contains material collected by and about Tom Watson Brown. There are reviews and critiques of the television documentary The Murder of Mary Phagan that aired on NBC in 1988; speeches given by Brown at the Confederate Memorial Day service in Stone Mountain, Georgia in 1978, and about the Leo Frank trial, given in 1982; and an assortment of tickets from sporting and entertainment events primarily from the Atlanta area.
Dates: 1933-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1996

WRFG records of the Living Atlanta oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS637
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of tape recorded interviews of Atlantans used to create fifty programs titledLiving Atlanta: Atlanta Life from World War I through World War II, and the programs themselves, which aired on WRFG Radio in Atlanta, Georgia. The programs were composed of excerpts from the interviews connected by music and explanatory narration. During the course of the project, hundreds of Atlantans were interviewed, resulting in approximately...
Dates: 1977-1980, undated