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Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: The Leo Frank Case
Jun 23 2019 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: The Leo Frank Case

Experience History at its Source!

Join Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours at the Marietta Museum of History for a special lecture on the Leo Frank case by legal expert Van Pearlberg.

About Van Pearlberg: Deputy Attorney General and former Marietta City Councilman Van Pearlberg is one of the foremost experts on the Frank case.

This 1913 murder of 13-year old Mary Phagan at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta, Georgia set the stage for an ambitious prosecutor; the question as to credibility vs. believably of witnesses; the resurrection of the KKK; the election of a Senator; the downfall of a Governor; the fate of a "Yankee Jew"; and a lifelong secret to be kept by a 14-year old boy until his 80's. This lecture chronicles the events from the arrest of Leo M. Frank to his lynching in Marietta, Georgia in 1915."

View the entire Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours lineup here. 

Where
Meet at the Marietta Museum of History - 1 Depot St #200, Marietta, GA 30060
Schedule
2 PM Welcome & Nosh
2:30 PM Leo Frank Lecture
Prices
FREE for Members
$10 for Non-Members


Presented in partnership with Marietta Museum of History

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