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Frank, Leo, 1884-1915



  • Existence: 1884-1915

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Leo M. Frank Papers

Identifier: Mss 091
Abstract 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

M. William Breman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 039
Abstract 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