Slaton, John M.
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Aaron Hardy Ulm Papers
Identifier: Mss 160
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