Leo Frank: Villain or Victim

During the early morning hours of April 27, 1913, night watchman Newt Lee tripped over a lifeless body in the basement of the National Pencil Company in Atlanta, Georgia. It was 3 a.m. and Newt immediately called the police. Within hours the elderly Black watchman was arrested for the murder and rape of 13-year-old Mary

Nathan Kaplan & The Devil You Know

Between the years of 1890 and 1914, two million Ashkenazi Jews arrived in New York City. During the same era, twenty million Europeans of other ethnicities passed through New York’s immigration facility on Ellis Island. Upon leaving the island, finding adequate housing became the first challenge encountered by most of the new arrivals. The fortunate