Steve Oney to Present Lecture on the Leo Frank Case

Georgia State University’s Jewish Studies Program and the Southern Jewish Historical Society are pleased to present Steven Oney who will give a lecture on the Leo Frank Case, entitled: “Leo “Frank 100 Years Later – It’s Still Not Over.” 

Leo Frank was a Atlanta Jewish factory manager who was convicted of the murder of Mary Phagan, a 13 year-old employee. Two years after the trial, Leo Frank was abducted from his prison cell and lynched by a vigilante mob in Cobb County.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be given on Thursday, Oct 3 at 4:30 p.m. in the Speakers Auditorium of the Student Center.

Steven Oney’s book about the case, And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank (Vintage Books) is available in the University Library, along with the following additional resources:

The Frank Case: Inside Story of Georgia’s Greatest Murder Mystery? – Digitized pamphlet in the Library’s Special Collections.

Benson, Berry. Five Arguments in the Frank Case. Augusta: Benson, 1914

Dinnerstein, Leonard. The Leo Frank Case. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1987.

Frey, Robert Seitz. The Silent and the Damned: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank. Lanham: Madison Books, 1988.

Golden, Harry. The Lynching of Leo Frank. London: Cassell, 1966.

Leake, Graydon Boyd. The Case of Mary Phagan and Leo Frank, 1913-1986: Seventy-three Years of Fact, Fiction, and Opinion. Atlanta: Georgia State University, 1990.

Leavey, Michael Evan. Leo Frank: Context and Controversy. 2000.

Melnick, Jeffrey Paul. Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2000.

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