The Ghosts of Leo Frank: Reckoning With Georgia’s Most Infamous Murders 100 Years Later

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015
8:00 pm

The Ghosts of Leo Frank

The Georgia Historical Society
presents

The Ghosts of Leo Frank:
Reckoning With Georgia’s Most
Infamous Murders 100 Years Later

Thursday, August 13, 2015
8:00 P.M.

Earl Smith Strand Theatre
117 North Park Square
Marietta, GA 30060

An evening with journalist Steve Oney, author of And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank, and Stan Deaton, GHS Senior Historian and Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Historian, on the Marietta square on the centennial of the Frank lynching.

Free and open to the public.

Steve Oney

Steve Oney, Photo: © Kristen Buckingham

Steve Oney is the author of And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank. Oney was educated at the University of Georgia and at Harvard, where he was a Nieman Fellow.  He worked for many years as a staff writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine and has contributed articles to many national publications, including Esquire, Playboy, Premiere, GQ and the New York Times Magazine.  Oney lives in Los Angeles.

Stan Deaton is the Senior Historian and the Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Historian at the Georgia Historical Society, where he has worked since 1998. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Florida, a Masters in history from the University of Georgia, and Bachelors degree in journalism from the Grady School at UGA.  He is the Emmy Award-winning writer and host of Today in Georgia History, jointly produced for TV and radio by GHS and Georgia Public Broadcasting. At the Georgia Historical Society Stan is a public speaker, writer, teacher, and lecturer. He serves as managing editor for the Georgia Historical Quarterly; and has a blog, Off the Deaton Path.

 

With support from
The John and Mary Franklin Foundation, Inc.

In partnership with

Marietta Museum of History Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society, Inc. Kennesaw State University Museum of History and Holocaust Education