Nude Dancers’ Pictures Upon Factory Walls

Nude Dancers' Pictures Upon Factory WallsAnother in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.

Atlanta Georgian

Tuesday, April 29th, 1913

Suggestive Illustrations Clipped From Magazines Pasted Up About Scene of Tragedy.

Pictures of Salome dancers in scanty raiment, and of chorus girls in different postures adorned the walls of the National Pencil Company’s plant. They had been clipped from a theatrical and prize-fighting magazine.

A more melodramatic stage setting for a rendezvous or for the committing of a murder could hardly have been obtained. The building is cut up with partitions, which allow of a person passing about from one part to another without attracting the attention of others. While the main entrance is used in gaining entrance to the building, the first floor is vacant, this space having formerly been leased out by the National Pencil Company. A person could enter the building, descend the ladder to the cellar and not attract the attention of those above. One could likewise move from one floor to the other without being noticed. Continue Reading →