Episode 26: The murder of Mary Phagan

Episode 26: The murder of Mary Phagan

From: The Marcabe
1 0 2 months ago
On Sunday, April 27, 1913 just a little after 3 a.m., an African American night watchman named Newt Lee was making his rounds. After feeling a call to nature, he went into the basement to use the negro restroom. Keep in mind that during this time, Negroes and whites had separate restrooms and drinking fountains. It was a time when segregation and racism were considered normal.

Lee would find the deceased body of a 13-year-old teenager named Mary Phagan. Someone had assaulted, robbed and ... See More

Find us on Facebook

iAB member
Copyright 2019 - Spreaker Inc. a Voxnest Company - Create a podcast - New York, NY
Help