New South (SS8H7)
SS8H7 Evaluate key political, social, and economic changes that occurred in Georgia during the New South Era.
Identify the ways individuals, groups, and events attempted to shape the New South; include the Bourbon Triumvirate, Henry Grady, International Cotton Expositions, and Tom Watson and the Populists.
Analyze how rights were denied to African Americans or Blacks through Jim Crow laws, Plessy v. Ferguson, disenfranchisement, and racial violence, including the 1906 Atlanta Riot.
Explain the roles of Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, and Alonzo Herndon in advancement of the rights of African Americans or Blacks in the New South Era.
Examine antisemitism and the resistance to racial equality exemplified in the Leo Frank case.
Fred L. Howe 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition Photographs 1895 (Atlanta History Center)
Fulton Bag and Cotton Mills digital collection (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Leo Frank clemency file (Georgia Archives)
Leo Frank papers, 1912-1916 (Atlanta History Center)
Leo M. Frank v. C. Wheeler Mangum, Sheriff of Fulton County, Georgia (National Archives at Atlanta)
Jim Crow Laws
Historic Georgia Newspapers
Suggested DPLA Primary Resource Sets and Exhibits
Tragedy in the New South: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank (Joint exhibit of DLG and DPLA)