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Trials (Murder) -- Georgia -- Atlanta

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 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

Hugh M. Dorsey, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS279
Scope and Content This collection contains six scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and ephemeral materials. Of particular interest is a copy of the speech by Dorsey to Governor Slaton in response to the motion to dismiss filed in behalf of Leo M. Frank.
Dates: 1838-1924