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c. 1915
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Keys that belonged to J.E. Smith, warden of the State Prison Farm in Milledgeville, Georgia. In the late hours of August 16th, 1915, Warden Smith, at the direction of a lynch mob, opened the prison door that granted access to Leo Frank.

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On loan from the Rhodes Family

3 Related Subjects

Frank, Leo M., 1884-1915


Lynchings


Prisons and Jails


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