Maynard Jackson Press Conference

Collection:
Boyd Lewis Photographs
Title:
Maynard Jackson Press Conference
Creator:
Lewis, Boyd, 1944-
Date of Original:
1969/1989
Subject:
African Americans--1970-1980
Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta
Politics and government--Georgia--Atlanta
Press conferences
Press--Georgia--Atlanta
Reporters--Georgia--Atlanta
Microphone
Television cameras
Flowering trees--Georgia--Atlanta
Radio journalists--Georgia--Atlanta
Ford, Ernie
WAOK (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.)
WRNG (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.)
People:
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson (center) giving an outdoor press confrence, with WAOK radio newsman Ernie Ford in attendance (background, right), in Atlanta, Georgia.
Maynard Jackson was elected as the first African American mayor of Atlanta, Georgia in 1974. He served three terms, two from 1974-1982 and another from 1990-1994. During his time in office he helped to remodel Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, which was renamed as Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after his death in 2003.
Local Identifier:
VIS 101.515.006
ahc101515006.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/byd/id/1249
Extent:
35 mm black and white negative
Original Collection:
MSS 602, Boyd Lewis Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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