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Moore’s Ford Bridge Lynching Photo Discovery

A cache of 32 photographs taken shortly after the 1946 Moore’s Ford Bridge Lynching in Walton County, Georgia has been recently discovered by Tim Crimmins, a Georgia State University history professor. Dr. Crimmins was surveying the Atlanta Journal and Constitution … Continue reading

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Leo Frank Trial Report Digitized

Cover of the 1913 narrative of the Leo Frank trial

In 1913, “little Mary Phagan” was murdered at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta, Leo Frank was tried for the murder, and in 1915, he was lynched by an angry mob in Marietta. Since then, the case of Leo Frank … Continue reading

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