The Troubling Testimony of Alonzo Mann in the Murder of Little Mary Phagan

alonzo-mann-office-boy-of-leo-frank-for-two-weeks-1982-1986by Lawson Wellborn

WITH THE recent centennial of the death by lynching of Leo Max Frank, public attention has been fixed once again on the remarkable dual murders of Mary Phagan and Leo Frank. As is fairly well-known at this point, 13-year-old Mary Phagan was murdered in the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta on April 26, 1913. Leo Frank, her boss and last person to admit seeing her alive, was convicted of the murder.

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