Frank, Leo, 1884-1915
- Existence: 1884-1915
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 160
Overview Aaron Hardy Ulm was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1879. He was secretary to Governor Joseph Brown, c.1905 and later to Governor John M. Slaton, c.1913-1915. Following the lynching of Leo Frank, Ulm moved his family to Washington, D.C. The collection consists of letters from Governor Slaton to Aaron Hardy Ulm while on his trip to California following the lynching of Leo Frank. Also included is hate mail sent from unknown persons to the governor's office following the commutation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916 - 1994
Identifier: Mss 024
Overview Henry A. Alexander, Sr. was active in both the general and Jewish community. As a lawyer, he was asked to help in the appeals process for the Leo M. Frank trial. He was the founder of the Atlanta Historical Society and president of the United Hebrew School. The papers consist of court transcripts, correspondence, and newspaper articles relating to the Leo Frank Case, general family correspondence, and Alexander genealogical material.
Dates: 1912 - 1998
Identifier: Mss 364
Overview This collection consists of materials created during the Leo Frank 100th anniversary commemoration events that included “Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited” exhibited created by the Breman Museum being displayed at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, as well as numerous commemoration events around the city of Atlanta between August and December...
Dates: August – December 2015
Identifier: Mss 091
Overview Leo M. Frank was arrested, tried, and convicted for the murder of Mary Phagan, a thirteen year old factory worker in 1913. Two years later, his sentence was commuted from death to life in prison by Governor John M. Slaton, who after reviewing the records, felt that he could not sentence Frank to death based on the evidence. Following the commutation of the sentence, Frank was...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1878 - 1988
Identifier: Mss 039
Overview M. William Breman was a respected Jewish and general community leader who gave both time and financial support to various concerns, causes, and organizations. Both the William Breman Jewish Home and the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum are named for him. The papers include records from the American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League, Atlanta Jewish Federation, B’nai B’rith Gate City Lodge, the William Breman Jewish, Home, The Temple and the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum....
Dates: 1915 - 1997